dental anatomy

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dental anatomy
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  1. complete displacement of the tooth from the socket because of extensive trauma to the area
    avulsion
  2. angular distortion of the roots
    dilaceration
  3. inflamed mucosal tissues in the paranasal sinuses (can cause tooth ache)
    sinusitis
  4. accessory cusps on the cingulum of certain anterior teeth
    tubercles
  5. hard tooth tissue loss caused by tooth to tooth contact during mastication
    attrition
  6. hard tooth tissue loss caused by friction from toothbrusing or toothpaste
    abrasion
  7. hard tooth tissue loss through chemical means, not involving bacteria
    erosion
  8. rounded enamel extensions on the incisal ridge from the labial or lingual views of certain anterior teeth
    mamelons
  9. anatomical alignment of the teeth and their relationship to the rest of the masticatory system
    occlusion
  10. raised or rounded area on the cervical third of the lingual surface of anterior teeth
    cingulum
  11. union of the root structure of two or more teeth through the cementum only
    concrescence

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