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Development of the tooth germ

Development of the tooth germ

Development of the tooth germ The tooth germ develops in three stages: bud, cap and bell (Fig). Bud stage At 8 weeks of intrauterine life, clumps of mesenchymal cells induce the dental lamina to form swellings known as enamel organs. Each enamel organ will be responsible for the development of each tooth (Fig. 1a). Cap […]

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