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den·ti·tion

 (dĕn-tĭsh′ən)
n.
1. The type, number, and arrangement of a set of teeth.
2. The process of growing new teeth; teething.

[Latin dentītiō, dentītiōn-, from dentītus, past participle of dentīre, to teethe, from dēns, dent-, tooth; see dentist.]

dentition

(dɛnˈtɪʃən)
n
1. (Dentistry) the arrangement, type, and number of the teeth in a particular species. Man has a primary dentition of deciduous teeth and a secondary dentition of permanent teeth
2. (Dentistry) teething or the time or process of teething
[C17: from Latin dentītiō a teething]

den•ti•tion

(dɛnˈtɪʃ ən)

n.
1. the makeup of a set of teeth including their kind, number, and arrangement.
2. the cutting of the teeth.
[1605–15; < Latin dentītiō=dentī(re) to cut teeth, teethe + -tiō -tion]

den·ti·tion

(dĕn-tĭsh′ən)
The type, number, and arrangement of teeth in an animal species. In mammals, dentition consists of several different types of teeth, including incisors, canines, and molars. The teeth of toothed fish and reptiles are usually of only one type.

dentition

the production or cutting of teeth; teething. Also called odontogeny.
See also: Teeth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dentition - the eruption through the gums of baby teethdentition - the eruption through the gums of baby teeth
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
precocious dentition - teething at an earlier age than expected
2.dentition - the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animaldentition - the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
primary dentition - dentition of deciduous teeth
secondary dentition - dentition of permanent teeth
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy"
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
Translations

dentition

[denˈtɪʃən] Ndentición f

dentition

n (= process of teething)Zahnen nt, → Dentition f (spec); (= arrangement of teeth)Gebissform f

dentition

[dɛnˈtɪʃn] n (teeth) → dentatura; (teething) → dentizione f

den·ti·tion

n. dentición, brote de los dientes;
___ primary___ primaria [first teeth] o dientes de leche;
___, secondary___ secundaria o dientes permanentes.
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26) found the prevalence of hypoplasia, demarcated opacity and dental fluorosis in children aged 5 to 12, in primary and permanent dentition, and also found a correlation between the presence of enamel defects and tooth decay.
8 So this rare discrepancy in the prediction of leeway space can leads to slight crowding in the permanent dentition.
Supernumerary teeth in the primary dentition are usually normal (supplemental) or sometimes conical in shape while in the permanent dentition they have a greater variety of forms (conical, tuberculate, molariform etc.
Managing parental anxiety demands from the clinician accurate predictions about possible damage to the unerupted permanent dentition.
The effect of apical inflammation of the primary teeth on dental caries in the permanent dentition.
Inclusion criteria allowed all male and female subjects that were in the 19-25 years age bracket having intact maxillary and mandibular arches with permanent dentition in ideal arch form and alignment with Angles class-I relationship to be included in study.
In the permanent dentition, only class I restorations were involved and the cumulative survival rates were 95 and 96% for ChemFlex and Fuji IX GP.
The chronology of the eruption of the primary teeth is thought to be more extensively genetically determined than that of the permanent dentition.
To avoid confounding the results by the outcomes of hypomineralised permanent dentition, children who had demarcated hypomineralisation lesions in first permanent molars and/or permanent incisors were excluded from the analysis (n=132, this figure also included those children who did not have a second primary molar present at the time of examination).
The assessment of traumas in the primary dentition seems to be very relevant not only because of the presence of sequelae in the present dentition, but also because it allows the identification of possible development alterations in the permanent dentition.
Children were placed into 3 groups: primary dentition group, mixed dentition group and permanent dentition group.

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