primary 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.

de·cid·u·ous tooth

[TA]
a tooth of the first set of teeth, comprising 20 in all, that erupts between 6-24 months of life.

de·cid·u·ous tooth

(dĕ-sij'ū-ŭs tūth) [TA]
One of the first set of teeth, comprising 20 in all, which erupt between the mean ages of 6 and 28 months of life.
Synonym(s): dens deciduus [TA] , baby tooth, deciduous dentition, milk dentition, milk tooth, primary dentition, primary tooth, temporary tooth.

de·cid·u·ous tooth

(dĕ-sij'ū-ŭs tūth) [TA]
Tooth of the first set of teeth, comprising 20 in all, which erupts between 6-24 months of life.
Synonym(s): dens deciduus [TA] , baby tooth, dens lacteus, first dentition, milk dentition, milk tooth, primary dentition, temporary tooth.
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Prevalence of enamel hypoplasia and isolated opacities in the primary dentition. Pediatric Dentistry.
Prevalence of malocclusion in primary dentition in a population-based sample of Brazilian preschool children.
When primary dentition is lost, space maintenance bands and loops are options.
Childhood encompasses various periods in which different factors can play major roles in primary dentition. Therefore, further studies are needed to evaluate the main reason for extraction of primary teeth in specific age groups of children.
In conclusion, this case report confirms that a multidisciplinary approach surgical extrusion is one of the alternative methods to manage the complicated crown-root fracture in a primary dentition.
Kramer PF, Onetto J, Flores MT, Borges TS, Feldens CA.Traumatic Dental Injuries in the primary dentition: a 15-year bibliometric analysis of Dental Traumatology.
Comparison of dental arch measurements in the primary dentition between contemporary and historic samples.
(8) The bilateral type of fusion in the primary Dentition occurs less frequently than unilateral type and is about 0.02%.
The objectives of early treatment of DI in the primary dentition as follows.
Severe trauma in the primary dentition --diagnosis and treatment of sequelae in permanent dentition.