natal tooth


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na·tal tooth

a predeciduous supernumerary tooth present at birth.

natal tooth

A deciduous tooth present in ± 1:2000 neonates, often located near the central mandibular incisors, with minimal gingival attachment; NT may presage early eruption of remaining deciduous teeth Clinical Loose NT annoy nursing infant; implanted NT annoy nursing mother Complication Amputation of tongue tip–Riga-Fede disease by the NT during delivery

na·tal tooth

(nā'tăl tūth)
A deciduous tooth that is in the oral cavity at birth.

na·tal tooth

(nā'tăl tūth)
Predeciduous supernumerary tooth present at birth.