Why High Blood Cholesterol Is Dangerous Cholesterol, like fat, cannot move around the bloodstream on its own because it does not mix with water. The bloodstream carries cholesterol in particles called lipoproteins that are like blood-borne cargo trucks delivering cholesterol to various body tissues to be used, stored or excreted. But too much of this […]
What Makes Our Blood Cholesterol High ? Your blood cholesterol level is affected not only by what you eat but also by how quickly your body makes LDL–cholesterol and disposes of it. In fact, your body makes all the cholesterol it needs, and it is not necessary to take in any additional cholesterol from the […]
Age changes of PDL -It shows decreased vascularity. -It becomes thinner due to decreased activity. -Free or attached cementicles may be found and increase in number by age. -There is continuous root migration of the attachment epithelium with detachment of the cervical fibers of the PDL.
Age changes of the pulp 1- Change in the size of the pulp cavity ; The continuous secondary dentin deposition on the pulpal wall (especially the floor of the pulp chamber) leads to its gradual reduction in size and its irregularity by age. The apical foramen becomes also narrowed by cementum […]
Age changes of cementum 1- Hypercementosis It is an abnormal thickening of the cementum. It may be generalized affecting all teeth such as in paget’s disease, or localized affecting one tooth. It may be diffuse through the whole root length, or limited to small area of the root. Hypercementosis is termed cementum hypertrophy if the […]