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Bell stage

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(dentistry) The stage in tooth development marked by the tooth bud taking on a different shape (a bell shape) and composition (through tissue differentiation).


A part of the dental organ gives rise to ameloblasts. Also, a part of the dental papilla becomes the odontoblasts. The dental sac gives rise to cementoblasts.

Tooth development is comprised of the following stages: