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Tooth Root

"Tooth Root" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The part of a tooth from the neck to the apex, embedded in the alveolar process and covered with cementum. A root may be single or divided into several branches, usually identified by their relative position, e.g., lingual root or buccal root. Single-rooted teeth include mandibular first and second premolars and the maxillary second premolar teeth. The maxillary first premolar has two roots in most cases. Maxillary molars have three roots. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p690)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tooth Root" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tooth Root" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 85 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2013 and 2014 and 2020
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