dental anatomy

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den·tal a·nat·o·my

1. that branch of gross anatomy concerned with the morphology of teeth, their location, position, and relationships;
2. a course in anatomy specifically designed to meet the needs of the curriculum of a school of dentistry.

den·tal a·nat·o·my

(den'tăl ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
That branch of gross anatomy concerned with the morphology of teeth and their location, position, and relationships.

den·tal a·nat·o·my

(den'tăl ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
1. Branch of gross anatomy concerned with the morphology of teeth, their location, position, and relationships.
2. Anatomy course specifically designed to meet the needs of the curriculum of a school of dentistry.
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(8) In situations of extreme heat, it has been seen that the crown of the tooth detaches from the root, probably due to the anatomy of teeth allowing central vaporization of the pulp tissue.
Radiographs are helpful for the visualization of root anatomy, but these techniques do not allow for the observation of external and internal anatomy of teeth in three dimensions.5,6 Therefore, accurate knowledge of root anatomy is an important ally to radiographic resources along with tactile sense and operator's clinical experience.
A thorough knowledge of the anatomy of teeth involved in root canal treatment is essential for successful debridement and obturation of the root canal system.