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Ch. twelve 8
What is the space between each of the enamel rods called?
what embryonic tissue does enamel develop from?
what is the chemical formula for calcium hydroxyapatite?
What is the shape of the enamel rods produced by tome's process?
ename rods run_______to the DEJ
the raised scale-like pattern of enamel
accentuated incremental lines because of the trauma at birth
the grooves between each of the scales
incremental lines showing that enamel is secreted cyclically
lines of Retzius
enamel matrix is first formed at the______edge of the tooth
if your enamel is wearing away because of tooth to tooth contact, it is called what?
if the enamel is being decalcified by the waste produts of cariogenic bacteria, it is called what?
if enamel is wearing away caused by contact with some sort of non-tooth structure (like a bobby pin or a toothbrush) is called what?
if the enamel just breaks off at the cervical margin of the tooth, it is a weird condition called what?
if some sort of chemical is wearing away your enamel (usually stomach acid) it is a condition called what?
where does most stain collect, and therefore, where bleaching is most active?
etching removes the organic portions of the enamel to open gaps for sealant material to adhere to, this is a________ attachment
Why does bleachinc cause sensitivity?
because the bleach reaches down to the dentin which has dentinal tubules that reach to, and send signals to the pulp which contains nerves