pulp cavity

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Noun1.pulp cavity - the central cavity of a tooth containing the pulp (including the root canal)
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
root canal - the passage in the root of a tooth through which its nerve and blood vessels enter the pulp cavity
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The tooth root is anchored entirely in alveolar bone and is composed of a root canal and pulp cavity enclosed by a layer of dentine and a thin outer layer of cementum.
If you have inflammation of the pulp cavity and it cannot be saved you may need root canal treatment.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran announced on Tuesday that it plans to establish a tooth stem cell bank to save dental pulp cavity stem cells to be used by patients in case of a broken or damaged tooth.
If a canine tooth is snapped off high enough, it can expose the pulp cavity and lead to infection.
The exclusions criteria were: carious lesions only in enamel or reaching the pulp cavity, no evidence of a crown fracture, no internal crown resorption or any other condition which would affect inclusion in the study.
One develops similarly to teeth at the boundary between the epithelium and dermis (or mesenchyme) and has a polarized development, its denticles exhibiting a pulp cavity and, in actinopterygians, an acrodin cap (enameloid tip) (Orvig 1978; Sasagawa et al.