tooth root

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Noun1.tooth root - the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as supporttooth root - the part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
cementum, cement - a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth
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The implant screw integrates into the jawbone like a real tooth root. The abutment is attached to the screw and acts as the foundation for the crown.
Cementoblastoma is a well-defined radiopaque lesion with a radiolucent rim attached to the tooth root. Osteoid osteoma typically appears as a well-circumscribed radiolucency (nidus) with a variable degree of surrounding reactive sclerosis.
On the other hand, the clinical use of mini screw anchorage includes some risks and complications like screw fracture, damage to tooth root, peri-implantitis and ulceration in oral mucosa are some of the common side effects associated with the clinical use of mini screws.
We examined the effect of initial tooth movement and stress distribution of periodontal ligament (PDL) and tooth root for providing the lingual technique with valuable information to achieve the best orthodontic result.
Considering the radiographic features based on the attachment to the tooth root, we ruled out osteoblastoma.
Dental Implant: A small post, usually made of titanium that serves as an alternate for the tooth root.
(5) The imaging appearance of these tumors is not pathognomonic but it can be characteristic with a "soap bubble" or "honeycomb" appearance with often associated resorption of the adjacent tooth root best seen on CT.
Variables included were edentulousness, soft tissue lesions, complete or partial maxillary/mandibular removable dental prostheses, number of teeth, number of teeth with carious lesions, number of teeth with restorations, number of tooth root remnants, amount of biofilm and food, periodontal health, and number of posterior functional tooth units, including (implant-supported) single- and multiunit fixed dental prostheses.
(Figure 9) While focusing on discussing the "absorbent organ", referring to the natural destruction of the primary tooth root during permanent tooth eruption, Kronfeld went into depth on the concept of resorption detailing its presence, etiologies and nuances in occlusal trauma, idiopathic entities, deciduous teeth, the role of the dental pulp, impacted teeth, radiographic assessments, in pulpless teeth, in replanted teeth, due to tumors, its presence in orthodontia and its role in cemental repair.
As the core length of the omega loop, which is placed intracanal, is around 3 mm, thus occupies only the cervical one-third of the canal and does not interfere with deciduous tooth root resorption and permanent tooth eruption.
In the case of helical gears, the contact line is a diagonal one emerging as a point at the beginning of contact from a point low on the flank near the tooth root and gradually grows to a line of varying length up to the contact line passing through the tip of the first face of the gear tooth.