dentinal tubules


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den·ti·nal tu·bules

minute, wavy, branching tubes or canals in the dentin; they contain the long cytoplasmic processes of odontoblasts and extend radially from the pulp to the dentoenamel and dentocemental junctions.

can·a·li·cu·li den·ta·les

(kan-ă-lik'yū-lī den-tā'lēs) [TA]
Minute, wavy, branching tubes or canals in the dentin; they contain the long cytoplasmic processes of odontoblasts and extend radially from the pulp to the dentoenamel junction.
Synonym(s): dentinal canals, dentinal tubules.

den·ti·nal tu·bules

(den'ti-năl tū'byūlz)
Minute, wavy, branching tubes or canals in the dentin; they contain the long cytoplasmic processes of odontoblasts and extend radially from the pulp to the dentoenamel and dentocemental junctions.
Synonym(s): dental tubules, dentinal canals.

dentinal

pertaining to dentin.

dentinal fibers
fibers contained in predentin but displaced by dentin as it is deposited, the fibers leaving apical processes of odontocytes behind, contained in dentinal tubules through which nerves also pass; called also odontoblastic processes.
dentinal tubules
see dentinal fibers (above).
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The results of present study show that none of the medicaments were removed completely from the canals with calcium hydroxide leaving the most residues which may interact with the sealer effecting its penetration into the dentinal tubules and hence effecting its sealing ability by giving it a thick non homogenous appearance.
According to hydrodynamic DH mechanism, A-6 nerve fibers located in the dentinal tubules are activated by the hydrodynamic interactions, which enable the communication with open or clogged dentinal tubules (14).
Smear layer can block dentinal tubules which is usually referred to as smear plugs.
As observed in current clinical trial, the effects of Clinpro XT were equivalent to the conventional glass ionomer cement Vidrion R, probably due to the physical occlusion of dentinal tubules.
Another reason may be due to the varying densities and distribution of dentinal tubules evident in the different regions of the root canal.
The collagen fibers were not arranged uniformly and did not run perpendicular to dentinal tubules.
Residual bacteria in the dentinal tubules may then multiply to negatively affect the repair of periradicular apparatus.
The SEM microphotography of samples with Prime&Bond NT--Ceram X Mono (PB/CXM) placed perpendicular to the direction of the dentinal tubules (Figure 2) shows the composite (K), the adhesive layer (A) that is not penetrated into the acid-etched dentin (D), the hybrid layer is visible as a bright area.
It is well documented that application of dentifrices containing stannous fluoride [15-17] and sodium fluoride [18-21] can promote the deposition of mineral precipitates within open dentinal tubules, thereby reducing fluid flow in dentine tubules following exposure to stimuli.
Dentinal tubules are small passage ways that lead directly to nerve endings, and they can become exposed due to factors such as gum recession.
Kuraray Noritake introduces TEETHMATE (TM) DESENSITIZER, composed of two different types of calcium phosphate that react under water to form hydroxyapatite, sealing dentinal tubules and enamel cracks.