attachment apparatus


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at·tach·ment ap·pa·ra·tus

the tissues that attach the tooth to the alveolar process: cementum, periodontal ligament, and alveolar bone.

attachment apparatus

the various tissues that surround and support the teeth, including the cementum, the periodontal ligament, and the alveolar process. See also masticatory system.

at·tach·ment ap·pa·ra·tus

(ă-tachmĕnt apă-ratŭs)
Tissues that affix the tooth to the alveolar process: cementum, periodontal ligament, and alveolar bone.

at·tach·ment ap·pa·ra·tus

(ă-tachmĕnt apă-ratŭs)
Tissues that attach the tooth to the alveolar process: cementum, periodontal ligament, and alveolar bone.
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There was no attempt to regenerate the attachment apparatus in this present case.
When the restoration margin is placed too far below the gingival tissue crest, it impinges on the gingival attachment apparatus and creates a violation of biologic width.
8, 20,21) If moderate eruptive forces are used, the entire attachment apparatus will move in unison with the tooth.