pulp horn


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pulp horn

a prolongation of the pulp extending toward the cusp of a tooth.

pulp horn

(pŭlp hōrn)
A prolongation of the pulp extending toward the cusp of a tooth.

pulp horn

(pŭlp hōrn)
Prolongation of pulp extending toward tooth cusp.
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Thus, 58 patients with 86 eligible carious lesions remained in the study, in 18 of which close approximation of a pulp horn was inferred by the altered dentine colour over it (Table 2).
There is well defined pulp chamber in the trunk of the tooth with pulp horns elongated under each cusp but more profound under the buccal cusp.
In the pulp horn region, both hypomineralised subgroups had significantly greater vascular expression of TRPV1 than sound samples (P <0.
Most likely, the prominent pulp horns that project under the cusps of the taurodont tooth cause the enlargement in spite of the normal size of the dentine.
Otherwise, both DTS and DT also had difficulty recalling the position of pulp canals in such teeth, although the DS were more knowledgeable of the exposure of the mesio-buccal pulp horn of primary molar teeth during preparation compared with the qualified dentists and therapists.
Stage D###Complete crown formation to CEJ root formation started curved pulp chamber pulp horns