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A patient complains of a posterior tooth that's sensitive to brushing and also to cold.

The doctor finds that the gingiva has receded, exposing the _______...

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A patient complains of a posterior tooth that's sensitive to brushing and also to cold.

The doctor finds that the gingiva has receded, exposing the _______ and causing the condition.
A. periodontal ligament B. enamel C. pulp D. cementum

Answer

A. Periodontal Ligament A patient complains of a posterior tooth that's sensitive to brushing and also to cold.
The doctor finds that the gingiva has receded, exposing the PERIODONTAL LIGAMENT and causing the condition.
The periodontal ligament serves a sensory function.
It is richly supplied with nerve ending that are the primary receptors of pain and pressure.

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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