primary tooth


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to primary tooth: Milk teeth

primary tooth

n.
Any of the temporary first teeth of a young mammal. Also called baby tooth, deciduous tooth, milk tooth.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.primary tooth - one of the first temporary teeth of a young mammal (one of 20 in children)primary tooth - one of the first temporary teeth of a young mammal (one of 20 in children)
child's body - the body of a human child
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
References in periodicals archive ?
05), 40% respondents reported age of eruption of first primary tooth as 4-6 months.
Primary tooth length determination in direct digital radiography: an in vivo study.
At age 5, the children visited a dentist, and were examined for decayed, missing and filled primary tooth surfaces and severe early childhood caries, or severe cavities.
Primary Tooth Development in Infancy: A Text and Atlas
The USPSTF guidelines, published in early May 2014, recommend that primary care providers prescribe oral fluoride supplementation starting at 6 months for children whose water supply is lacking in fluoride and that they apply fluoride varnish to the primary teeth of all children starting at primary tooth eruption.
Formocresol mutagenicity following primary tooth pulp therapy: an in vivo study.
7% of the study participants felt that a primary tooth need not be replanted.
The USPSTF guidelines, published this month, recommend that primary care providers prescribe oral fluoride supplementation starting at 6 months for children whose water supply is lacking in fluoride and that they apply fluoride varnish to the primary teeth of all children starting at primary tooth eruption.
The infection and the pus of the primary tooth can spread beyond its roots and damage the structure and eruption path of the developing underlying permanent teeth.
The technique for primary tooth endodontic treatment followed the American Association of Pediatric Dentistry guidelines, (10) and all teeth were restored with modified glass ionomer resin (Vitremer; 3M-ESPE, St.
Proximal caries adjacent to the primary tooth under treatment are common.