tooth cavity


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tooth cavity

(1) Pulp cavity; cavitas dentis [NA]. 
(2) Caries, see there.
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These particles then can be compacted carefully with normal dental tools into a tooth cavity where they consolidate through cold welding.
The technique, called Terahertze Pulse Imaging (TPI), can measure the thickness of tooth enamel, display internal tissue or highlight the condition of the tooth cavity.
One of the first things they tried it on was teeth - and found it can measure the thickness of the enamel, show internal tissue or highlight the condition of the tooth cavity.
By focusing the beam directly at a tooth cavity, the dentist can pinpoint, target, and vaporize the exact area of decay within the tooth without hurting surrounding tissue.