Chapter 1. Tooth Development (Odontogenesis)

  1. Cedric Tutt

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753187.ch1

Small Animal Dentistry: A Manual of Techniques

Small Animal Dentistry: A Manual of Techniques

How to Cite

Tutt, C. (ed) (2006) Tooth Development (Odontogenesis), in Small Animal Dentistry: A Manual of Techniques, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753187.ch1

Editor Information

  1. www.vet-dentist.com

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 3 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405123723

Online ISBN: 9780470753187

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Keywords:

  • tooth development;
  • dentition;
  • foetal stages;
  • embryological tissues;
  • ectoderm

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Stages of tooth development

  • The developmental process

  • Root development

  • Cementum

  • Periodontal ligament

  • What happens when things go wrong during tooth development?

  • Tooth type and shape

  • Tooth anatomy and directional terms

  • Further reading