Internal Mineralization: Histology

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Internal Mineralization: Histology


A. Fibrodenticle in the process of increasing adherence to the root canal wall by means of active secondary dentin formation.

B. Denticle attachment to the canal wall in secondary dentin (the cleft is an artifact).

C. Onion skin-shaped, irregularly formed fibrodenticle.

D. Free fibrodentin denticle with hard tissue forming pulpoblasts at the periphery, and tissue inclusions within.

E. Rudiments of vessels in the center of a denticle.

F. Attachment of flat, hard tissue-forming cells at the periphery of the denticle. These connective tissue cells are often referred to as “pulpoblasts.”

G. Enlarged section from the center of the denticle, showing vessels and rudiments of cells.

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Category: Dental, Oral Pathology, Periodontology

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