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Inner most tissues of the tooth, derived from the inner cells of the dental papilla, and contained within the crown and root of teeth
What are 3 functions of the pulp?
continued formation of dentin
Where does the nutritional supply for the tooth come from?
mass of pulp that is contained within the tooth
The shape of the pulp chamber corresponds to __________
the shape of the tooth
pulp located in the crown of the tooth
smaller extensions of the coronal pulp into the cusps of posterior teeth
portion of pulp located in the roots of the tooth
opening from the pulp at the apex of the tooth
opening that is surrounded by cementum, and allows arteries, veins, lymphatics, and nerves to enter and exit the pulp from the PDL
extra openings from the pulp to the PDL, and form when HERS encounters a blood vessel during root formation
What is the largest group of cells found in the pulp?
What is the second largest group of cells found in the pulp? And they are the reason we still have the formation of dentin
inflammation of the pulp
calcified masses of dentin found in the pulp