permanent 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.

per·ma·nent den·ti·tion

(pĕr'mă-nĕnt den-tish'ŭn)
The adult dentition of 32 teeth, consisting in each quadrant of two incisors, one canine, two premolars, and three molars, in that order, from the midline.
See also: permanent tooth

per·ma·nent den·ti·tion

(pĕr'mă-nĕnt den-tish'ŭn)
Adult dentition of 32 teeth, consisting in each quadrant of two incisors, one canine, two premolars, and three molars, in that order, from the midline.
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(13.) Richardson ER, Malhotra SK, Mesiodistal crown dimensions of the permanent dentition of American Negroes.
Mesiodens in the permanent dentition present in a wide variety of forms.
Perhaps lack of spacing suggests severe risk for crowding in the permanent dentition [6-8].
Caries experience in the permanent dentition among first- and second-grade schoolchildren in southeastern Estonia.
They ignore or undervalue that the maintenance of a primary dentition in good function maintains the space for the eruption of the permanent teeth and decreases some of the risk of caries in the permanent dentition. By advocating this 'supervised neglect' they are sending a very clear message to people and particularly families that high quality dental care is unimportant and that oral health has no relevance to general health.
Third, permanent dentition that comprises permanent teeth with the wisdom teeth and last appears in the oral cavity around the age of 18-22 years [2].
Vitamin D deficiency in children between the ages of 2 to 12 years affects the formation of permanent dentition. This will lead to defective enamel formation and discoloration of the permanent teeth.
Additional teeth were counted only when they were equal in size to the permanent dentition and firmly rooted.
These clinicians are permitted to diagnose and treat caries on primary and permanent dentition, perform pulpotomies on primary teeth, and perform uncomplicated extractions on primary and permanent teeth (Community Health Aide Program Certification Board: Standards and Procedures, 2008).
Like us, the baby, or deciduous teeth are gradually replaced by the adult or permanent dentition. In puppies this tends to occur between three and seven months of age and gives us a great way to age new puppies as the teeth change follows a predictable pattern.

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