adult tooth


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Noun1.adult tooth - any of the 32 teeth that replace the deciduous teeth of early childhood and (with luck) can last until old ageadult 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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Decay in baby teeth has been linked to adult tooth decay.
Ideal candidates are those who are experiencing adult tooth crowding, orthodontic relapse, or those who seek cosmetic enhancements.
Chevalier said that the adult tooth would help fill a gap between the very few oldest human fossils, notably found in Spain and Germany, and more recent ones.
8220;Nearly 75% of all adult tooth loss is the result of periodontal disease,” says Dr.
Orkney was the cheapest for adult tooth care, at PS23, while the cost of treating kids in the Western Isles was the lowest at PS32.
Most dentists don't recommend replacing baby teeth as they often become infected and damage the adult tooth underneath.
Although chronic or severe pain is often treated only by prescription, over-the-counter products provide some effective options--whether they be in tablet or capsule form, patches, hot/cold therapies, sprays, liquids, gels or creams--to address such conditions as "normal" aches and pains, leg and back discomfort, child and adult tooth pain, migraines and other ailments.
Isotope ratios of strontium and lead from adult tooth enamel show distinct groups at Niah Cave's West Mouth organized by dietary catchment.
If an adult tooth is knocked out, try to put it back into the socket as quickly as you can and hold it there.
Milk teeth should not be reinserted as they may damage the adult tooth underneath.
Ask them what is different between the baby tooth and adult tooth pictured.
Firstcover benefits include pounds 100 for a broken bone, pounds 500 for the loss of an adult tooth, pounds 60 a day for a stay in hospital and up to pounds 500 to pay for home education if a child is off school due to an accident.

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