mixed 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.

mixed dentition

dentition containing both primary and adult secondary teeth. It usually occurs between 6 and 13 years of age. Also called transitional dentition.
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Mixed dentition

mix·ed den·ti·tion

(mikst den-tishŭn)
Combination of primary and permanent teeth, usually present between ages 6 and 12 years when primary teeth are being replaced; starts with the eruption of the first permanent tooth.
Synonym(s): transitional dentition.

mixed dentition,

n See dentition, mixed.

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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Conclusion: For mixed dentition cases in which leeway space is favorable compared with anterior crowding, use a passive lingual arch.
Early mixed dentition treatment: postretention evaluation of stability and relapse.
While there has been considerable clinical success utilizing these appliances in the mixed dentition, their force mechanics have not been extensively studied.
A three-dimensional anatomic maxillary model was constructed with photoelastic materials from a pretreatment clinical model of an early mixed dentition with deficient arch length.
The problem is greater when there is severe ankylosis in the late primary or early mixed dentition of second primary molars adjacent to the first permanent molar (Figure 2) [Messer and Cline, 1980].
Decisions made in the mixed dentition can significantly impact the overall management of the occlusion.
Subsequently, all answers were marked according to a previously determined marking scale with a maximum overall score/topic group as follows: trauma (35); mixed dentition (32); paediatric/orthodontic (28); developmental (24) and minor oral surgery (31), i.