permanent tooth


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per·ma·nent tooth

[TA]
1 of 32 teeth belonging to the second, or permanent, dentition; eruption of the permanent teeth begins from the fifth to the seventh year, and is not completed until the 17th-23rd year, when the last of the third molars appears.

permanent tooth

n.
One of the second set of teeth in mammals that grow as the milk teeth are shed. Humans have 32 permanent teeth.

per·ma·nent tooth

(pĕr'mă-nĕnt tūth) [TA]
One of the 32 teeth belonging to the second, or permanent, dentition; eruption of the permanent teeth begins from the fifth to the seventh year, and is not completed until the 17th-23rd year, when the last of the wisdom teeth appears.
Synonym(s): dens permanens [TA] , second tooth, secondary dentition.

per·ma·nent tooth

(per'mă-nĕnt tūth) [TA]
One of 32 teeth belonging to the second, or permanent, dentition; eruption of permanent teeth begins from the fifth to the seventh year, and is not completed until the 17th-23rd year, when the last of the third molars appears.
Synonym(s): dens permanens [TA] , dens succedaneus, second tooth, secondary dentition, succedaneous dentition.
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CT imaging provides more accurate information about the lesion's size, its relationship to adjacent anatomical structures, and the position of the underlying permanent tooth [11].
Kubota, "Revascularization of an immature permanent tooth with periradicular abscess after luxation," Dental Traumatology, vol.
(1) When avulsion of a permanent tooth occurs, immediate replantation should occur.
In a young child with deciduous dentition, replacement can lead to damage to the developing crown of a permanent tooth from a mild discoloration to frank malformation.
A high percentage of children in fluoridated areas suffer fluorosis - permanent tooth mottling caused by too much fluoride.
When surveyed, more than 90 percent of the children still had at least one baby tooth and 76 percent had acquired at least one permanent tooth. Slightly more than half of the children also had residues of a nicotine-breakdown product in their urine, indicating regular exposure to cigarette smoke.
In a simple comparison, 27% of the children with high blood lead concentrations had permanent tooth decay, as compared with 15% with low concentrations.
This dissolves the roots of the baby tooth above each permanent tooth. After the roots of the baby tooth dissolve, the tooth can be wiggled out.
According to the Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD)in Chicago, Illinois, if the entire permanent tooth is knocked out:
* An over-retained primary tooth is a "baby tooth" that is still in position when a permanent tooth is erupting into the same space.
A permanent tooth in a child is more likely than an adult's to solidly replant, because kids have such great healing abilities."
But if a baby tooth is lost too early, the permanent tooth won't be ready to replace it.

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