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Periodontal ligament : Functions

Periodontal ligament : Functions

Periodontal ligament : Functions The periodontal ligament is a specialised fibrous connective tissue that surrounds the root area of the tooth. It consists mainly of collagenous fibres. It has the following functions: ■ It provides a support mechanism for the tooth; it cushions teeth against excessive occlusal forces, preventing damage to the blood vessels and […]

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