deciduous dentition


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dentition

 [den-tish´un]
the teeth in the dental arch, usually referring to the natural teeth in position in the alveoli.
deciduous dentition primary teeth; see tooth.
mixed dentition the complement of teeth in the jaws after eruption of some of the permanent teeth, but before all the deciduous teeth are shed.
permanent dentition permanent teeth; see tooth.
primary dentition primary teeth; see tooth.

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.

deciduous dentition

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.

dentition

the teeth in the dental arch; ordinarily used to designate the natural teeth in position in the alveoli.

deciduous dentition
the complement of teeth that erupt first and are later succeeded by the permanent teeth.
mixed dentition
the complement of teeth in the jaws after eruption of some of the permanent teeth, but before all the deciduous teeth are shed.
permanent dentition
the complement of teeth that normally erupt after the deciduous teeth and that are never shed except in old age.
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Nonnutritive sucking habits in Brazilian children: effects on deciduous dentition and relationship with facial morphology.
The deciduous dentition remains for a short period of time and is totally replaced by the permanent set during the ferret's 2nd mo of life.
Although regular oral health surveys are not conducted in Pakistan, DMFT scores in the deciduous dentition range from 0.
The findings of the present study indicated that primary incisor spacing appeared to be a more common feature of the normal deciduous dentition of Chidambaram school children even though there were a few cases devoid of any spacing.
The replies of the 346 students regarding the stage at which restorative treatment should occur in the deciduous dentition were distributed as follows: external 1/3 of enamel: n = 7 (2.
Dental sequelae in deciduous dentition in vitamin D resistant rickets.
Prevalence and pattern of dental carries and the deciduous dentition.
In contrast, Bisara14 found no difference in mandibular growth in Class II subjects from the deciduous dentition through the permanent dentition.
Treatment pattern in deciduous dentition revealed more restorations (N=91) than extractions.
1112 Also in a longitudinal study Knight et al found that severe tooth wear in deciduous dentition was significantly related to subsequent tooth wear in adults13 so identifying them would help to develop strategies to prevent it later in life.
6 Bishara and colleagues7 reported that intermolar width increases 7 to 8 millimeter between the deciduous dentition (5 years of age) and the early mixed dentition (8 years of age) and an additional 1 to 2 millimeter between the early mixed and early permanent dentition (12.