permanent tooth


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permanent tooth

n.
One of the second set of teeth in mammals that grow as the milk teeth are shed. Humans have 32 permanent teeth.

per′manent tooth′


n.
one of the teeth of a mammal, in humans amounting to 32, that erupt with or after the loss of the deciduous teeth and remain for most of adult life.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.permanent tooth - any of the 32 teeth that replace the deciduous teeth of early childhood and (with luck) can last until old agepermanent tooth - any of the 32 teeth that replace the deciduous teeth of early childhood and (with luck) can last until old age
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
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This process serves two important functions: It creates an eruption path for the permanent tooth to guide it into its proper position.
Most baby teeth fall out on their own without much coaxing, but occasionally a stubborn one must be pulled so that the permanent tooth doesn't start growing in an awkward direction and become impacted.
Generally, baby teeth fall out on their own but, occasionally, a stubborn one needs to be pulled so that the permanent tooth does not start growing in an awkward direction and become impacted.
Another disadvantage of zinc-oxide eugenol paste is that it results in problems with the coming permanent tooth and causes wastes in the tissues following the deciduous tooth since it is not resorbed in accordance with the root resorption (41,42).
It is performed by measuring the mesiodistal width of each permanent tooth excluding second and third molars.
Decoronation for the management of an ankylosed young permanent tooth.
It can be concluded that in case of avulsed permanent tooth with prolonged dry storage, replantation can be carried out even for as intermediate treatment till definite treatment at maturity.
4 Treatment of trauamatized immature permanent teeth is especially complicated due to the potential harm to the permanent tooth collaterally.
To lessen future dental needs, you might opt not to wait too long to have your kid's baby teeth extracted when you see a permanent tooth making its way out.
Key skills include determining whether the injured tooth is a primary or permanent tooth (both age of the patient and size of the tooth are factors), and a recommendation to take a photo of the injured tooth.
Clinical signs suggestive of a DC include a retained deciduous tooth, delayed eruption of a permanent tooth, and painless swelling of the involved area.

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