EQ periodontal anat
2011 AAEP Focus on Dentistry
|In what direction are collagen bundles of the PDL oriented? ||multidirectional arrangements.
|What is the benefit of multidirectional arrangement of collagen fibers in PDL? ||motion during the chewing cycle causes tensile load only in distinct groups of fiber bundles|
|which enzyme initiates collagen degradation in PDL remodeling? ||matrixmetalloproteinase-1 |
|What is the arrangement of the blood vascular system in the PDL? ||inner capillary layer
(near the tooth) and an outer venous layer (near the alveolar bone)|
|What is the most notable aspect of the equine PDL? ||constant, essential process of tissue
remodeling, which is necessary for the continuous eruption of teeth.|
|Which arcades are more commonly affected by diastemata?
JVD Spring 2009 ||mandibular|