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.

permanent dentition

adult teeth. See secondary dentition.

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.

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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Long-term retention must be part of a premolar extraction strategy whether the teeth are extracted in the mixed dentition or in the full permanent dentition.
Enamel development of the permanent dentition (excluding wisdom teeth) is most sensitive to environmental disturbances up to the first 5-7 years of life, when mineralization of the crowns is radiographically completed (Haavikko 1970).
No skeletons were available from animals designated as young adults, although each skull from this age category possessed fully emerged and unworn or little worn permanent dentition.
2006] found significant correlations between the caries experience in the primary and permanent dentitions, and between the primary second molars at baseline and the permanent teeth at 10 years old.
More than 40% of children develop caries in primary dentition by 6 years of age, and more than 85% develop caries in the permanent dentition by age 17 (Kaste et al.
The present long-term follow-up clearly indicated that no such benefits were present in the young permanent dentition and obviously, any possible gain in cost-effectiveness had disappeared.
It was hypothesised that those with active caries disease in the primary dentition at three and six years of age would have active caries disease in the permanent dentition at 19 years of age.
However, the sample size of children with caries in the permanent dentition was quite small (3 pupils in year 2000 and 2 pupils in year 2003).
WHO also recommends in its surveys to evaluate 15 year olds to get the representative view of dental caries in the permanent dentition of adolescents.
2) These injuries are more common in the primary dentition than the permanent dentition, due to the spongy nature of a young child's bone and the lower crown-to-root ratio of the tooth.
gingivalis was at low levels, it reinforces the importance of close periodontal monitoring, in order to maintain a periodontitis-free permanent dentition.
Full-mouth rehabilitation was undertaken but later, in the permanent dentition, the patient was diagnosed with dilaceration of the maxillary left permanent central incisor, severely crowded maxillary dentition and palatally displaced second premolars (Figure 5a).

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