temporary tooth


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de·cid·u·ous tooth

[TA]
a tooth of the first set of teeth, comprising 20 in all, that erupts between 6-24 months of life.

temporary tooth

de·cid·u·ous tooth

(dĕ-sij'ū-ŭs tūth) [TA]
One of the first set of teeth, comprising 20 in all, which erupt between the mean ages of 6 and 28 months of life.
Synonym(s): dens deciduus [TA] , baby tooth, deciduous dentition, milk dentition, milk tooth, primary dentition, primary tooth, temporary tooth.

de·cid·u·ous tooth

(dĕ-sij'ū-ŭs tūth) [TA]
Tooth of the first set of teeth, comprising 20 in all, which erupts between 6-24 months of life.
Synonym(s): dens deciduus [TA] , baby tooth, dens lacteus, first dentition, milk dentition, milk tooth, primary dentition, temporary tooth.
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After the temporary material has set to the point where it is not liquid, the assistant uses a wet gloved finger to smooth the temporary material against the temporary tooth surface.
Drying the temporary tooth before placing the articulating paper helps ensure accurate marks.
3,10,11) This problem could be minimized using temporary tooth separation, which has been widely used in clinical practice and is a non-destructive, reversible and inexpensive technique.
With regard to the use of temporary tooth separation as a diagnostic aid in pediatric dentistry, a period of one week works well and is administratively convenient.
Furthermore, temporary tooth separation provides a spacing narrower than 1.
Temporary tooth separation with special reference to the diagnosis and preventive management of equivocal approximal carious lesions.

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