anatomical crown


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crown

 [krown]
1. the topmost part of an organ or structure, e.g., the top of the head.
anatomical crown the upper, enamel-covered part of a tooth.
 Anatomical and clinical crowns, demonstrating that the former are independent of the state of surrounding tissues while the latter depend on the height of the surrounding gingiva. From Dorland's, 2000.
artificial crown a metal, porcelain, or plastic reproduction of a crown affixed to the remaining natural structure of a tooth.
clinical crown that portion of a tooth visible above the gingiva.

anatomical crown

the portion of the dentin of a tooth that is covered by enamel. Compare clinical crown.

anatomical crown

The part of the tooth covered with enamel.
See also: crown

crown

1. the topmost part of an organ or structure, e.g. the top of the head.
2. artificial crown on a tooth.

anatomical crown
the enamel-covered part of a tooth.
ciliary crown
the portion of the ciliary body of the eye that is located closest to the lens and bears the ciliary processes.
clinical crown
the exposed part of a tooth within the mouth.
crown height reduction
a dental procedure sometimes done on canine teeth in dogs for the treatment of malocclusion or to prevent injury from biting.
reserve crown
in a hypsodont tooth, that part of the crown located in the alveolus.