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Descriptions of Cementum

Cementum : bonelike rigid connective tissue covering the root of a tooth from the cementoenamel junction to the apex and lining the apex of the root canal, also assisting in tooth support by serving as attachment structures for the periodontal ligament.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Cementum

Cementum: The cementum is the outermost layer of a tooth's structure on the root of a tooth below the gum line. The cementum is hard and covers and protects teeth below the gum line and roots the tooth in the gums.

Conditions that afflict the cementum include broken teeth, dental caries, developmental abnormalities, dental attrition, and dental erosion.

Closely Related Organs: Cementum

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Cementum

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Other Names: Cementum

The following are other names for the organ: Cementum:

  • Tooth Cementum
  • Cementum of the teeth

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Cementum

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Cementum:

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