dental papilla


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dental papilla

[′dent·əl pə′pil·ə]
(embryology)
The mass of connective tissue located inside the enamel organ of a developing tooth, and forming the dentin and dental pulp of the tooth.
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2 Histopathologically, lesions are composed of loose fibrous connective tissue stroma having stellate-shaped fibroblasts with areas of myxoid degeneration resembling dental papilla covered by peripheral columnar epithelium which itself resembles inner enamel epithelium (covering of columnar epithelium is absent in odontogenic myxomas and odontogenic fibromas).
Focal failure of internal enamel epithelium development, aggressive and rapid proliferation of a portion of the internal enamel epithelium occupying the dental papilla, external forces affecting the tooth germ during growth and also, genetic factors have been suggested to be the cause.
Ameloblastic fibromas are a rare variety of benign odontogenic tumors composed of proliferating odontogenic epithelium embedded in a cellular ectomesenchymal tissue resembling dental papilla.
01 inch hot-mounted thermoplastic sheet was pressed over it and cut back to the level of gingival margins labially/buccally and palatally/lingually exposing the dental papilla.
The Effect Of The Distance From The Contact Point To The Crest Of Bone On The Presence Or Absence Of The Interproximal Dental Papilla.
The tooth germ, composed of the enamel organ, dental papilla, and dental sac, is formed at this point.