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a term used to describe the arrangement of teeth

dentition

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primary teeth that will exfoliate and be replaced by permanent dentition

deciduous

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the 32 permanent teeth

succedaneous

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first stage of development during fetal growth in-utero

initiation

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small buds begin to appear that will become the deciduous teeth

proliferation

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tooth buds change shape and makeup

differentiation

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organic matter sets into place for tissue and growth formation

apposition

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tooth tissues harden

calcification

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teeth "cut though" the gums

eruption

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teeth wear away and reshape as a result of chewing and speech

attrition

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partial or complete lack of teeth

anodontia

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lack of enamel formation

enamel hypoplasia

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unusually large teeth

macrodontia

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small teeth

microdontia

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lack or incomplete hardening/calcifying of teeth

hypocalcification

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hard external tooth covering

enamel

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lines that form in the enamel

Bands of Rtezius

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cracks in the enamel that extend inward to the tooth

lamellae

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main tooth tissue, lies under the enamel

dentin

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structures that transmit pain sensations and nutrition to the tissues

tubules

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structures lie within the tubules to help register sensation

fibers

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center of the tooth. nourish, register pain and protect dentin

pulp

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tissue that covers the tooth's root

cementum

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where the cementum unites with enamel

cementoenamel junction CEJ

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group of structures that anchor, support and protect the teeth

periodontium

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fibers that anchor the tooth in the alveolar socket

periodontal tissues

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bony socket in which teeth are located

alveolar tissue

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gum tissue

gingiva

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tissue that covers the whole root

cementum

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refers to the study of teeth and their form

odontology