Early dental disease-labelled

This image shows some of the characteristic features of early dental disease. There is apical elongation. The deree of apical elongation is not constistent in all the teeth. The yellow arrow points to an elongated root of a second mandibular cheek tooth that has perforated the mandibular bone and will be palpable as a swelling along the ventral border of the mandible. The blue arrow shows elongation of the maxillary cheek teeth that are filling the alveolar bulla. There is also evidence of enamel loss as the longitudinal lines of the central enamal folds in the mandibular cheek teeth are lost (green arrow)
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