The inclusion criteria for deciduous teeth
were healthy children; aged between 9 to 12 years, presenting with teeth near to physiologic tooth exfoliation.
Stem cells can be easily obtained from deciduous teeth
and third molars after exfoliation or removal of impacted teeth.
Importance of deciduous teeth
: maternal perceptions and early childhood caries.
In view of the above, the goal of the present study was to determine the prevalence, clinical management, and sequelae evaluation of deciduous teeth
affected by trauma and permanent successors, in children attending the Dental Clinics of the State University of Maringa, State of Parana, between 2011 and 2016.
Preoperative panoramic X-ray shows; in maxillary arch retained deciduous teeth
are (FDI numbering) 54, 53 and 65, erupting permanent teeth are 17, 13, 25 and 27, maxillary arch also shows missing both upper lateral incisors (12, 22) and third molar (18,28).
Structural deformities of deciduous teeth
in patients with hypophosphatemic vitamin D-resistant rickets.
The most commonly retained baby or deciduous teeth
in dogs are the canine teeth or fangs.
They can be seen with the involvement of deciduous teeth
, impacted molars, and multiple teeth as well.
When caught early, retained deciduous teeth
can be removed before any harm is done, but if left untreated for even just for a few months, it can result in serious crowding and trapped tartar, which can affect eating, swallowing, and even closing the mouth.
The elder siblings also had premature shedding of their deciduous teeth
. The rest of their past medical history was unremarkable.
Periodontitis (37%) was found to be the main cause of tooth extraction followed by dental caries (29%), root stumps (16.5%), impacted and malpositioned teeth (10%), trauma to teeth (4.5%), extraction for orthodontic purposes (2.5%), and retained deciduous teeth
(0.5%) [Figure 2].