cervical enamel


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cervical enamel

In a healthy dentition, before any gingival disease, the enamel at the neck of the crown of the tooth where the tooth meets the gum line.
See also: enamel
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The cervical enamel interface showed a more irregular surface than the occlusal enamel interface.
Our study showed that bonding on the occlusal enamel is better than the cervical enamel for the two protocols.
Despite the fragility of the cervical enamel and mainly its weak thickness, the disposition of prisms reinforced the tissue at this level.
Our study shows that composite adhesion to mild fluorosed enamel is not influenced by the etching time and that adhesion is better in the occlusal enamel than in the cervical enamel. This study may lead us to deduce that the mild fluorosed enamel (TF1 1-3) is likely to react to etching by ortho-phosphoric acid as a normal enamel would.
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