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*  Dental pulp stem cells
Osteocytes to generate bone Chondrocytes to generate cartilage Adipocytes to generate fat Bone and tissue from the oral cavity ... Dental pulp stem cells (DPSCs) are stem cells present in the dental pulp, the soft living tissue within teeth. They are ... A subpopulation of dental pulp stem cells has been described as human immature dental pulp stem cells (IDPSC). There are ... Dental pulp is the soft living tissue inside a tooth. Stem cells are found inside the soft living tissue. Scientists have ...
*  Pulp capping
... or nearly exposed during a cavity preparation. When dental caries is removed from a tooth, all or most of the infected and ... Pulp capping is a technique used in dental restorations to prevent the dental pulp from necrosis, after being exposed, ... To prevent the pulp from deteriorating when a dental restoration gets near the pulp, the dentist will place a small amount of a ... The ultimate goal of pulp capping or stepwise caries removal is to protect a healthy dental pulp and avoid the need for root ...
*  Surface ectoderm
... and glands of mouth and nasal cavity Tooth enamel (as a side note, dentin and dental pulp are formed from ectomesenchyme which ... Epithelium of the mouth and nasal cavity salivary glands, ...
*  Horse teeth
Pulp mark/Dental star: After some wear has occurred on the teeth, the central pulp cavity is exposed, and the tooth is marked ... by a "dental star" or "pulp mark" that is smaller than the incisor cups. These begin as a dark line in front of the dental cup ... To help prevent dental problems, it is recommended to get a horse's teeth checked by a vet or equine dental technician every 6 ... pulp). A person without a veterinary degree who performs this service is called a horse floater or equine dental technician. ...
*  Pulp polyp
A pulp polyp may be found in an open carious lesion (tooth cavity), in a fractured tooth, or when a dental restoration is ... A pulp polyp, also known as chronic hyperplastic pulpitis, is a "productive" (i.e., growing) inflammation of dental pulp in ... Due to lack of intrapulpal pressure in an open lesion, pulp necrosis does not take place as would have occurred in a closed ... and is characterised by the overgrowth of the tissue outside the boundary of a tooth's pulp chamber. ...
*  Dental material
In between each visit, the pulp canal system must be protected from contamination from the oral cavity, and a temporary filling ... Dental restorative materials are used to replace tooth structure loss, usually due to dental caries (dental cavities), but also ... This page is about types of dental restorative materials. For dental fillings see dental restoration Dental materials are ... Another layer might be applied if the cavity is very large and deep. There are many functions to dental lining materials, some ...
*  Pulp (tooth)
The dental pulp is a part of the dentin-pulp complex (endodontium). The vitality of the dentin-pulp complex, both during health ... Also, the overall pulp cavity may be smaller by the addition of secondary or tertiary dentin, thus causing pulp recession. The ... Dental pulp stem cells Dental pulp test http://endodontistrootcanal.com/endodontium/ Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, ... It comprises a central pulp chamber, pulp horns and radicular canals. The large mass of pulp is contained within the pulp ...
*  Dental restoration
A root canal filling, for example, is a restorative technique used to fill the space where the dental pulp normally resides. ... Some restorative applications include supporting crowns, bridges, or dental prostheses. When a deep cavity had been filled, ... Dentistry portal Dental Curing Light Dental dam Dental treatment Fixed prosthodontics Gold teeth Treatment of knocked-out ( ... A dental restoration or dental filling is a treatment to restore the function, integrity, and morphology of missing tooth ...
*  Pulpitis
Seltzer and Bender's Dental Pulp. Quintessence, 2002 Eugene Chen and Paul V. Abbott, "Dental Pulp Testing: A Review," ... When the pulp becomes inflamed, pressure begins to build up in the pulp cavity, exerting pressure on the nerve of the tooth and ... In addition, dental caries is more likely to develop pulpitis due to less time for the dental pulp to react and protect itself ... A transition to an adaptive immune response will take place in the dental pulp as the caries and bacteria approach the pulp. ...
*  Human tooth
Dentin is the substance between enamel or cementum and the pulp chamber. It is secreted by the odontoblasts of the dental pulp ... Leeds Dental Institute. Ophardt, Charles E. "Sugar and tooth decay", Elmhurst College. Dental Cavities, MedlinePlus Medical ... Dentistry Dental auxiliary Dental assistant Dental hygienist Dental technician Dental braces Dental notation Dental tourism ... American Dental Association. Introduction to Dental Plaque Archived 2011-08-24 at WebCite. Leeds Dental Institute. Thumbs down ...
*  Root canal
... called dental pulp. The dental pulp is the tissue of which the dentin portion of the tooth is composed. The dental pulp helps ... Also, small cavities within the canal such as the buccal or lingual recesses may not be instrumented within the tooth, ... Root canal anatomy consists of the pulp chamber and root canals. Both contain the dental pulp. The smaller branches, referred ... The dental pulp also nourishes and hydrates the tooth structure, making the tooth more resilient, less brittle and less prone ...
*  Periapical cyst
Untreated dental caries then allow bacteria to reach the level of the pulp, causing infection. The bacteria gains access to the ... Cyst growth stage: Fluid flows into the cavity where the forming cyst is growing due to the increased osmolality of the cavity ... Secondary symptoms of periapical cysts include inflammation and infection of the pulp causing dental caries. This infection is ... Periapical is defined as "the tissues surrounding the apex of the root of a tooth" and a cyst is "a pathological cavity lined ...
*  List of MeSH codes (A14)
... dental pellicle MeSH A14.549.167.900.260 --- dental pulp MeSH A14.549.167.900.265 --- dental pulp cavity MeSH A14.549.167.900. ... dental papilla MeSH A14.549.167.900.720.255 --- dental sac MeSH A14.549.167.900.720.265 --- enamel organ MeSH A14.549.167.900. ... dental cementum MeSH A14.549.167.900.255 --- dental enamel MeSH A14.549.167.900.255.500 --- ... dental arch MeSH A14.521.632 --- mandible MeSH A14.521.632.300 --- chin MeSH A14.521.632.600 --- mandibular condyle MeSH ...
*  Combined periodontic-endodontic lesions
... circumscribed areas of bacterial infection originating from either dental pulp, periodontal tissues surrounding the involved ... This infection may then proliferate coronally to communicate with the margin of the alveolar bone and the oral cavity by ... infection from the pulp tissue within a tooth may spread into the bone immediately surrounding the tip, or apex, or the tooth ...
*  Dentin hypersensitivity
Inflammation of the dental pulp, termed pulpitis, produces true hypersensitivity of the nerves in the dental pulp. Pulpitis is ... Animal research has demonstrated that potassium ions placed in deep dentin cavities cause nerve depolarization and prevent re- ... coolant water jet from a dental instrument. Electrical - electric pulp testers. Mechanical-tactile - dental probe during dental ... Evaporation - air blast from a dental instrument. Chemical - acids, e.g. dietary, gastric, acid etch during dental treatments. ...
*  Tubule
Dentinal tubules or dental canaliculi: minute channels in the dentine of a tooth that extend from the pulp cavity to the ... any of the excretory organs in insects that lie in the abdominal body cavity and empty into the junction between the midgut and ...
*  Tooth decay
... , also known as dental caries or cavities, is a breakdown of teeth due to acids made by bacteria. The cavities may ... Techniques such as stepwise caries removal are designed to avoid exposure of the dental pulp and overall reduction of the ... the pressure from the dental explorer could cause a cavity. Since the carious process is reversible before a cavity is present ... "cavity"). Before the cavity forms, the process is reversible, but once a cavity forms, the lost tooth structure cannot be ...
*  Tooth
In dogs, the teeth are less likely than humans to form dental cavities because of the very high pH of dog saliva, which ... In such a case, the 'skeleton' of the teeth would consist of the dentine, with a hollow pulp cavity. The organic part of ... Hale, FA (2009). "Dental caries in the dog". Can. Vet. J. 50: 1301-4. PMC 2777300 . PMID 20190984. "Types of Teeth, Dental ... ISBN 0-8343-0051-6 Dental Anatomy & Care for Rabbits and Rodents Brown, Susan. Rabbit Dental Diseases, hosted on the San Diego ...
*  Mammal tooth
In dogs, the teeth are less likely than humans to form dental cavities because of the very high pH of dog saliva, which ... In Aardvarks, teeth lack enamel and have many pulp tubules, hence the name of the order Tubulidentata. The toothed whales, ... Dental Anatomy & Care for Rabbits and Rodents Brown, Susan. Rabbit Dental Diseases, hosted on the San Diego Chapter of the ... The Tiger quoll's dental formula is as follows: 4.1.2-3.43.1.2-3.4. Rabbits and other lagomorphs usually shed their deciduous ...
*  Atypical facial pain
... but unlike normal dental pain, it is not relieved in the long term by dental treatments such as endodontic therapy (root canal ... ISBN 978-0-323-06489-7. Zakrzewska, JM (Apr 25, 2013). "Multi-dimensionality of chronic pain of the oral cavity and face". The ... 2010). Cohen's pathways of the pulp (10th ed.). St. Louis, Mo.: Mosby Elsevier. pp. 55, 60. ... chronic low-grade dental infections and the use of vasoconstrictors in local anesthetics during dental procedures. This ...
*  Cryptobacterium curtum
C. curtum has been isolated from a periodontal pocket sample of an adult patient and from necrotic dental pulp, respectively. C ... Instead, it is able to degrade arginine and other amino acids found in oral cavities by using the arginine deiminase pathway. ... curtum can also be isolated from human oral and dental infections like pulpal inflammations, advanced caries, dental abscesses ... nov., a new genus of gram-positive anaerobic rod isolated from human oral cavities". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49 (3): 1193-200 ...
*  Greene Vardiman Black
... including the cause of dental fluorosis and ideal cavity preparations. One of his many inventions was a foot-driven dental ... to minimize pulp exposure. The phrase, "extension for prevention," is still famous in the dental community today and represents ... Dentistry, Dental Practice, and the Community, 6th Edition. W.B. Saunders Company, 2005. VitalBook file. Page 4 Burt, Brian, ... Dentistry, Dental Practice, and the Community, 6th Edition. W.B. Saunders Company, 2005. VitalBook file. Pafe 307 Powers, John ...
*  Cementum
Because dental pain is a late finding, many lesions are not detected early, resulting in restorative obstacles and increased ... Cementum on the root ends surrounds the apical foramen and may extend slightly onto the inner wall of the pulp canal. Cementum ... The CEJ may exhibit all of these interfaces in an individual's oral cavity, and there is even considerable variation when one ... However, the quantity of DNA available in dentin is affected by age and dental disease, whereas that in cementum is not. Tooth ...
*  Cysts of the jaws
This inflammatory cyst originated from a reaction to dental pulp necrosis. Dentigerous cyst, the second most prevalent cyst, is ... A cyst may become acutely infected, and discharge into the oral cavity via a sinus. Adjacent teeth may be loosened, tilted or ... The high prevalence of tooth impactions and dental infections that occur in the bones of the jaws is also significant to ... Most cysts are discovered as a chance finding on routine dental radiography. On an x-ray, cysts appear as radiolucent (dark) ...
*  Human tooth development
Mesenchymal cells within the dental papilla are responsible for formation of tooth pulp. The dental sac or follicle gives rise ... The dental lamina disintegrates, leaving the developing teeth completely separated from the epithelium of the oral cavity; the ... Eventually, the enamel organ will produce enamel, the dental papilla will produce dentin and pulp, and the dental sac will ... or dental) organ covering the dental papilla. A condensation of ectomesenchymal cells called the dental sac or follicle ...
*  List of Puerto Rican scientists and inventors
"The Specific Study of the Bacteriology of Dental Cavities". Dr. Rodríguez Vargas also developed the techniques and methods of ... Lopez-Irizarry set out to find an easier way to extract the cream from the coconut pulp. The heart of the coconut has always ... Rodríguez Vargas was assigned to the Army Dental Corps as an educator and investigator of the bacteriological aspects of dental ... The main problem was extracting the coconut cream from the pulp which was a difficult task. Lopez-Irizarry discovered an easier ...
*  Dentin
... cavity preparation in young patients therefore carries a greater risk of exposing the pulp. If this occurs, the pulp can be ... begins prior to the formation of enamel and is initiated by the odontoblasts of the pulp. Dentin is derived from the dental ... to the outer wall of the pulp. From the outer surface of the dentine to the area nearest the pulp, these tubules follow an S- ... Pulp capping is most successful if followed by a stainless steel crown. In order to maintain space in the primary dentition, ...