DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20191359

Ground sections of teeth: histopathological study modality

Suresh Motilal Yadav, Rupali Wakode, Sourab Kumar, Abhishek Jadhav

Abstract


Ground sections of teeth or bone are considered best solutions for the study of any hard tissues in the study of histopathology. Various studies have been performed like progression of dental caries, enamel studies, dentin studies, cementum annulation studies, bone morphologies, age determinaton studies, etc. It is important study part in any forensic studies where mass disasters occurring as natural phenomenon of cyclonic events, earth quakes, floods and volcanic explosions and airplane accidents, industrial accidents and terror related acts. Forensic dentistry has played a vital role and many medico-legal cases are solved by studying the teeth. Ground sections study is important in any part of research. For a dentist this phenomenon is less understood, and this article brings in limelight various methods and study pattern of ground sections of teeth. With this knowledge an understanding and performing ground sections of teeth becomes a well start for dental graduates. Various other modalities in histopathology are decalcification studies, histopathological staining procedures, special stains procedures, immunohistochemistry. All the histopathological modalities have their own importance and are used appropriately in the study of oral pathology.

Keywords


Age, Forensic, Medico-legal, Natural, Study, Teeth

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