Gubernacular cord: An incidental finding on the CBCT scan

Ahmed, Junaid and Tallada, Arjun Kumar and Nair, Aishwarya and Shenoy, Nandita (2015) Gubernacular cord: An incidental finding on the CBCT scan. International Journal of Advanced Research, 3 (4). pp. 382-385. ISSN 2320-5407

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Abstract

The first reference to the gubernacular cord and canal occurred in 1778, by an English Scientist called John Hunter, which described these structures after observing a connection between the bone ridge of the tooth in development and the gingiva.1 The gubernacular canal, which enables the continuity of the bone ridge of permanent incisors, canines and premolars with the tissue of the overlying gingiva itself, it is filled by the gubernacular cord, which is composed by a fibrous connective tissue containing peripheral nerves, blood and lymphatic vessels, as well as epithelial cells or cell aggregates coming from the fragmentation of the dental lamina

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: CBCT,Gubernacular cord
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2015 10:32
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2015 10:32
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/142546

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