root resorption

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root re·sorp·tion

dissolution of the root of a tooth; either external, with loss or blunting of the apical portion, or internal, with loss of dentin from the inside (pulpal) part of the root area.

root re·sorp·tion

(rūt rĕ-sōrpshŭn)
Dissolution of tooth root; either external, with loss or blunting of apical portion, or internal, with loss of dentin from inside (pulpal) part of root area.
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The most common cause of excess drooling is a dental/periodontal problem, such as tooth resorption, stomatitis, or gingivitis.
Our felines can suffer from tooth resorption, which is the process when a feline's body starts to eat away its own teeth.
Initially, the aim was to investigate the terms "Tooth Resorption" AND "Root Resorption." Briefly, the authors used PubMed to identify Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) terms corresponding to each term.
External tooth resorption due to pressure induced by another tooth is relatively rare.
However, despite high success rates, there are disadvantages involving the difference between the degree of tooth resorption and the paste.
These findings may help to promote the development of convenient, abundant and low cost herbs to prevent tooth resorption and improve human health and quality of life.
The classification of tooth resorption in general, is not well understood and considerable challenges exist when trying to determine aetiology and predict clinical behaviour of resorptive lesions [Heithersay, 2007].
Tooth resorption, still sometimes referred to as feline odontoclastic resorptive lesions or FORLs, is a common and painful condition affecting cats' teeth.
Key words: Tooth resorption, tooth root, primary dentition, molar
Most cats will simultaneously have other dental disease, including periodontal disease and tooth resorption."