This volume contains comprehensive and detailed coverage of the current state of knowledge about the development, structure, ultrastructure and chemistry of the various components of teeth. It will become the standard work on the subject for clinicians and researchers in dentistry. Emphasis is on th...

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Main Authors: Berkovitz, B. K. B., Boyde, A. (Author), Frank, R. M. (Author), Höhling, H. J. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1989, 1989
Series:Handbook of Microscopic Anatomy, Continuation of Handbuch der mikroskopischen Anatomie des Menschen
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Tooth Development – General Aspects
  • A. General Arrangement of the Dental Tissues and Their Embryological Derivation
  • B. Formation of Odontogenic Sites in the Developing Mouth
  • C. Structural Formations in Mouth Development
  • D. The Development of the Crown and its Morphology
  • E. Development of the Periodontium
  • F. The Developmental Positions of the Teeth in the Jaws
  • G. Developmental Anomalies
  • References
  • Tissue Changes During Tooth Eruption
  • A. Tissue Changes During Eruption
  • B. Mechanisms of Tooth Eruption
  • References
  • Development of Dentine and Pulp
  • A. Introduction
  • B. The Dental Papilla
  • C. The Internal Dental Epithelium and the Preameloblasts
  • D. The Dental Basement Membrane
  • E. Epithelio-Mesenchymal Interactions
  • F. The Odontoblast and the Odontoblastic Process
  • G. Predentine
  • H. The Process of Mineralization
  • J. The Development of Coronal Dentine
  • K. The Development of Root Dentine
  • L. The Development of the Pulp
  • References
  • Structure and Ultrastructure of Dentine
  • A. Basic Anatomy
  • B. Physical and Chemical Characteristics
  • C. Classification of Different Types of Dentine
  • D. The Odontoblast and Their Processes
  • E. Predentine
  • F. The Dentinal Tubules and Their Contents
  • G. Peritubular Dentine
  • H. Intertubular Dentine
  • J. Dentinoenamel and Cementodentinal Junctions
  • K. Interglobular Dentine
  • L. Granular Layer of Tomes
  • M. Incremental Lines and Neonatal Lines
  • N. Translucent Dentine
  • O. Regular and Irregular Secondary Dentine
  • References
  • Structure and Ultrastructure of the Dental Pulp
  • A. Basic Anatomy
  • B. Pulpal Cells
  • C. Extracellular Matrix of the Pulp
  • D. The Cellular Organization of the Pulp
  • E. Innervation and Dentine-Pulp Sensitivity
  • F. Vascular Supply
  • G. Age Changes and Pulpal Calcifications
  • References
  • Enamel
  • A. Introduction
  • B. Gross Anatomy
  • C. Microscopy and Technical Methodology for the Study of Enamel
  • Differences and Similarities in Mineralization in Enamel, Dentine, and Other Hard Tissues, and a General Calcification Theory
  • References
  • Author Index