secondary dentin


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sec·on·dar·y den·'tin

dentin formed by normal pulp function after root end formation is complete.

sec·on·dar·y den·tin

(sek'ŏn-dar-ē den'tin)
Dentin formed by normal pulp function after root end formation is complete.

sec·on·dary den·tin

(sek'ŏn-dar-ē den'tin)
Dentin formed by normal pulp function after root end formation is complete.
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(44) Both of these gradual traumatic processes stimulate the development of natural protective measures, such as secondary dentin and sclerosis.
Protective measures can be enhanced by the burnishing effects of the toothbrush or toothpick which may stimulate secondary dentin, and the toothpaste abrasives which may serve to obliterate dentinal tubules (Figure 6).
That is due to the likelihood that economically advantaged sample exhibit patterns of development--including odontogenesis and secondary dentin apposition--that differ from those suffering from long-standing undernutrition.