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Synonyms for enamel

hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth

a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection

a paint that dries to a hard glossy finish

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any smooth glossy coating that resembles ceramic glaze

coat, inlay, or surface with enamel

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As seen in other extinct and extant mammals, the analysis of the occurrence of enamel hypoplasia allows for the identification of periods of nutritional stress in the modern white-tailed deer.
Prevalence of enamel hypoplasia and isolated opacities in the primary dentition.
These findings confirmed the initial clinical suspicions of a high percentage of fluoride-induced enamel hypoplasia (dental fluorosis) in the isolated island population of Brava.
Oral examination revealed smooth enamel hypoplasia, a skeletal open occlusal relationship, a dental midline discrepancy, short clinical crowns, occlusal wear, and aesthetic disharmonies (Figure 1).
Trauma Trauma during tooth development may cause severe enamel hypoplasia or dilaceration of the teeth.
Enamel hypoplasia (EH) is a deficiency of enamel thickness or enamel mineralization that occurs during tooth crown formation.
In a prospective study it was found that MIH-like lesions and enamel hypoplasia were significantly more common in premature infants than in controls [Aine et al.
So, to add another level of analytical evidence, a strong emphasis is placed on the technique of identifying growth defects in the enamel of the developing molar teeth known as Linear Enamel Hypoplasia (LEH).
Other health concerns may include eye problems such as strabismus, dryness, myopia, and light sensitivity; skin picking and infections, body temperature regulation, enamel hypoplasia and cavities, daytime sleepiness and scoliosis.
Bodri 2:45 ANALYSIS OF ENAMEL HYPOPLASIA IN VIRGINIA OPOSSUMS IN BALDWIN COUNTY, GEORGIA, Ray J.
Visible plaque 11 (11) na 6 (6) 54 (54) na 29 (29) Gingivitis 10 (10) na 7 (7) 41 (41) na 42 (42) Areas of enamel 9 (9) 0 8 (8) 57 (57) 3 (3) 23 (23) Enamel hypoplasia 17 (17) na 0 80 (80) na 3 (3) Molar-incisor 14 (14) na 3 (3) 68 (68) na 15 (15)
Dental stresses are among the interesting findings, with incidences of enamel hypoplasia, severe occlusal wear and tooth loss.
A number of enlightening short studies include syphilis, medieval osteoporosis, dental caries frequencies, dental enamel hypoplasia, blade and gunshot injuries and post-Roman/early medieval decapitations.
Visible plaque 11 (11) na 6(6) 54 (54) na 29 (29) Gingivitis 10 (10) na 7 (7) 41 (41) na 42 (42) Areas of enamel 9 (9) 0 8 (8) 57 (57) 3 (3) 23 (23) Enamel hypoplasia 17 (17) na 0 80 (80) na 3 (3) Molar-incisor 14 (14) na 3 (3) 68 (68) na 15 (15)
Females and children seem to have suffered poorer health as measured by dental enamel hypoplasia and cribra orbitalia.