root of tooth

root of tooth

[TA]
that part of a tooth below the neck, covered by cementum rather than enamel, and attached by the periodontal ligament to the alveolar bone.
Synonym(s): radix dentis [TA], root (2) [TA], radix (2)

root of tooth

(rūt tūth) [TA]
That part of a tooth below the neck, covered by cementum rather than enamel, and attached by the periodontal ligament to the alveolar bone.
Synonym(s): radix (2) [TA] , root (2) .

root of tooth

(rūt tūth) [TA]
That part of a tooth below its neck, covered by cementum rather than enamel, and attached by periodontal ligament to alveolar bone.
Synonym(s): root (2) [TA] .
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The apical root of tooth 45 continued to grow beyond the apexification level with a normal periodontal ligament space and lamina dura.
Caption: Figure 5: Computed tomography sections show a hypodense lesion in the right maxilla with buccolingual cortical expansion and break in the cortical border in the anterior region associated with an impacted tooth (lesion is surrounding the apical third of root of tooth above cementoenamel junction)
Composed odontoma close to root apex of teeth 8,3, 4.2 and 4,4 and to upper root of tooth 4,3, with a 12,9 mm x 8.3 mm size in the sagittal plane (Fig.
Composed odontoma close to root apex of teeth 8,3, 4,2 and 4.4 and to upper root of tooth 4,3.
In the evaluation of earlier radiographs taken just after the trauma, external resorption associated with an ectopic maxillary canine was noted in the middle third of the root of tooth 22 (Figure-1A, 1B)
The Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) revealed a communication of 6 mm in the anteroposterior axis, of the apices of the root of tooth #16 with the right maxillary sinus cavity.
The sliding pedicle graft procedure was performed to cover the root of tooth no 25.