Koyoumdjisky, "Normal occlusal patterns in the deciduous dentition
in preschool children in Israel," Journal of Dental Research, vol.
(12) It affects permanent rather than deciduous dentition
. (10) When oligodontia is associated with a syndrome there may be abnormalities of the skin, nails, eyes, ears and skeleton.
The prevalence of malocclusion in the deciduous dentition
was high in the present study (62.4%).
Replacement of the deciduous dentition
began at 8 postnatal wk.
Prevalence of supernumerary teeth in permanent dentition is about 0.1-3.6 %, whereas in deciduous dentition
it is lower; 0.3-0.8%.
Of the total sample, 21 children had deciduous dentition
and 59 had mixed dentition, with an average of 14 deciduous and 8 permanent teeth present in the oral cavity.
A clinical and histometric study of gingivitis associated with the human deciduous dentition
. J Periodontol 1985; 56: 293-296.
To avoid future complications in developing permanent teeth, traumatic injuries to deciduous dentition
need regular follow up.
Spacing has been usually considered as an essential feature of the ideal deciduous dentition
. Spacing in the deciduous teeth has been called "developmental spacing" by Graber (1985).
(15-18) In contrast, others (19,20) found no differences in mandibular growth in Class II subjects from the deciduous dentition
through the permanent dentition.
Talon cusp in deciduous dentition
. Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim 1978;27:37-8,31-2.
DMF (Diseases, Missed, Filled) index was introduced in 1983 by Klein, Palmer and Knutson.11 Since then it is used successfully for reporting caries experience in dental epidemiology for both permanent and deciduous dentition
as it is simple and easy to use.