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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A tooth can have up to four roots and each has a pulp cavity.
Remnant pulpal tissues were removed from the pulp cavity using a spoon excavator and NaOCl solution.
Keywords: Dental pulp cavity, Root canal therapy, Endodontics, Single visit, multiple visits, Root canal obturation, Pain.
Dentin synthesis and apposition along dental pulp cavity walls occur throughout the life of a vital tooth.
Inclusion criteria: (1) Clear and complete teeth; (2) completely developed maxillary canine root tip, no abrasion, no caries, no dental treatment history, no calcification in the pulp cavity; (3) no history of orthodontics and orthognathic surgery.
8 Nicholls E.Treatment of traumatic perforations of pulp cavity. journal of Oral surg Oral med Oral pathology 1962; 15:603-12.
The extension of cancellous aspidin trabeculae into the pulp cavity of large dentine tubercles is well known in Ganosteus stellatus Rohon, 1901 (Novitskaya 1965, figs 206, 208).
"Each tusk this size would have had more than 15 pounds of tender, nutritious tissue in its pulp cavity, and that would certainly have been of value."
Currently, an important factor for the success of progenitor cell-based therapy is the ability to control the regeneration process of dentin, avoiding uncontrolled accretion thereof, which could obliterate the pulp cavity. Gronthos' studies on isolating dental pulp stem cells indicate that this cell line is able to produce single fibroblast-like cells that can form a colony.
While the morphology of the lingual surface of the tooth might suggest a groove or fissure which may extend deep into the pulp cavity and into the root and sometimes even reach the root apex (2,3).
The chi-square test was used to determine and compare the particular techniques of the pulp cavity obturation with regard to the number of specimens in which glucose leakage was observed.
*Volume assessment of the teeth: [sup][26],[27],[28] *Pulp-to-tooth area ratio (AR) method [sup][29],[30] *Coronal pulp cavity index.