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hypercementosis


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The excessive deposition of cementum on the root of a tooth. It can be caused by increased or decreased forces on the root surface, hyperpituitarism, Paget's disease (when multiple teeth are often affected), or chronic infection in an adjacent area. Tooth extraction may be problematical because of the enlarged shape of the root in the apical area.

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