neck of the tooth


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neck of the tooth

The constricted area that connects the crown of a tooth to the root of a tooth.
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When tissue destruction occurs, aspartate aminotransferase (AST) is released into the crevicular fluid between the neck of the tooth and gum.
The PTM kit is an objective biochemical adjunct to traditional methods of monitoring patients by detecting elevated levels of aspartate aminotransferase (AST) found in the crevicular fluid (between the neck of the tooth and gum) when cells die.
PocketWatch(TM) is an objective biochemical adjunct to traditional methods of monitoring patients by detecting elevated levels of asparate aminotransferase (AST) found in the crevicular fluid (between the neck of the tooth and gum) when cells die.