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Document Type

Research

Keywords

Aging techniques, dental cementum annuli, mammals

Abstract

Several modifications of commonly used histological techniques for the preparation of dental tissues for aging by dental cementum annuli are presented. Improvements in methods of tissue collection, preservation, decalcification, sectioning, and staining permit faster preparation of tissues and produce higher-quality, easily interpreted sections. Possible application of hard-tissue microtomes to sectioning of undecalcified or partially decalcified tissues is also discussed.

Publication Date

June 1985

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

92

Issue

3

First Page

100

Last Page

102

Copyright

© Copyright 1985 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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