deciduous tooth

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deciduous tooth

decid′uous tooth`


n.
one of the temporary teeth of a mammal, in humans amounting to 20, that are replaced by the permanent teeth. Also called baby tooth, milk tooth.
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Noun1.deciduous tooth - one of the first temporary teeth of a young mammal (one of 20 in children)deciduous 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
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What name is given to the deciduous dentition of young children?
D/d: Decayed tooth/teeth in permanent and deciduous dentition.
In deciduous dentition the COS is suggested to range from flat to mild whereas curve of Spee in permanent dentition tends to be deeper.
Maximum bite force and related dental status in children with deciduous dentition.
This textbook explains tooth formation, the development of the deciduous dentition, the transition, the changeover to the permanent dentition, and its aging.
The purpose of this article is to report a rare case of congenitally missing permanent teeth with over retained deciduous dentition in 2 siblings.
Relationship between breastfeeding duration and prevalence of posterior crossbite in the deciduous dentition.
Chibinski AR, Czlusniak GD, Evaluation of treatment for functional posterior crossbite of the deciduous dentition using Planas, direct tracks, Indian J Dent.
Makhija, "Some observations on spacing in the normal deciduous dentition of 100 Indian children from Gujarat," The British journal of orthodontics, vol.
There is a 3-step development of dental structures depending on the type of the teeth: first, deciduous dentition which starts by eruption of the lower incisors (front tooth) at the age of 6-months.
Detailed history revealed that she had retained deciduous dentition which was confirmed on a panoramic radiograph.