pulp stone


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en·do·lith

(en'dō-lith),
A calcified body found in the pulp chamber of a tooth; may be composed of irregular dentin (true denticle) or due to ectopic calcification of pulp tissue (false denticle).
[endo- + G. lithos, stone]

pulp stone

See denticle.

en·do·lith

(en'dō-lith)
A calcified body found in the pulp chamber of a tooth; may be composed of irregular dentin (true denticle) or due to ectopic calcification of pulp tissue (false denticle).
Synonym(s): denticle (1) , pulp stone.

pulp stone

A calcified structure present in the pulp chamber of a tooth. Synonym: denticle (2)
See also: stone
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In terms of the ratio of pulp stones to the dentin wall, the following types of denticles are distinguished:
According to Seow [7] pulp stones are formed as the result of the external local irritation because of the thin enamel layer and attrition.