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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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We are seeing more and more children needing extractions of permanent teeth that have decayed.
It was evaluated the association between the trauma-related variables and the age of the children at the time of trauma as well as the time elapsed from the trauma and the sequelae to the deciduous and permanent teeth.
Hypodontia is defined as the absence of one to six permanent teeth (excluding third molars), Oligodontia occurs when more than six permanent teeth are lacking (excluding third molars), Anodontia refer for complete absence of permanent dentition7,9.
Participants having full complement of permanent teeth from right second premolar to left second premolar of both upper and lower jaw were included in the study.
Injury to immature permanent teeth from trauma or dental caries can result in favourable healing.
Thanks to proven implant technology we can replace failing or missing teeth with new permanent teeth in just one day, greatly reducing the stress on our patients and removing the need to wear a denture during treatment.
The data concerning the status of primary and permanent teeth in 6-12 years old children was obtained by the CAST index and WHO index.
Oral health requires the permanent teeth retention as long as possible because the teeth are important not only for functional reasons but also esthetics (1,2).
Luxation injuries of permanent teeth are true dental emergencies that occur most frequently in children between the ages of 8 and 15.1 One of the most serious of these injuries is extrusive luxation, in which the tooth is centrally displaced from its socket and exhibits increased mobility.
[1, 2] Although the patterns of dental disease are gradually changing, periodontal disease and dental caries and are still the most important reasons for extraction of permanent teeth among most of the population.
King underwent surgery for the third time for bone grafting to normalize the growth of his permanent teeth, the Philippine Entertainment Portal (PEP) reported yesterday.
The first permanent teeth to erupt are also partially formed before birth, and because so little attention is given this important matter, more defects are found in the first permanent teeth to erupt than in nearly all the other permanent teeth put together.

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