Role Of Collagen In The Periodontal Ligament-A Review

@inproceedings{Ahuja2018RoleOC,
  title={Role Of Collagen In The Periodontal Ligament-A Review},
  author={Tarun Ahuja and V Dhakray and Monika Mittal and Payal Khanna and Bhargavi Yadav and Minkle Jain},
  year={2018}
}
As in most connective tissues the fibers of the periodontal ligament are mainly collagenous in nature. The fibers of the periodontal ligament appear similar to those of other supportive connective tissues in that they are composed of an integrated unit of fibrous components. Nevertheless, the fibers of the periodontium have a particular structural requirement to withstand intensive forces from mastication and to accommodate tooth eruption.