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Synonyms for baby tooth

one of the first temporary teeth of a young mammal (one of 20 in children)

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This means that they under-estimated the ages of all infants that were younger than two to three months of age, the time at which the first deciduous teeth (incisors) complete crown formation (Liversidge et al.
18, the caregivers' knowledge of proper diet for caries prevention was complete, but not in relation to the importance of oral hygiene practices or the importance of deciduous teeth.
However, deciduous teeth ofCamelops have not been included in most previous studies, typically are not described, or both.
These baby teeth, or deciduous teeth, grow in at a size that fits your jawbone at the time.
Serial extraction, the sequential removal of certain deciduous teeth followed by premolar extraction, logically should yield improved results.
Moreover, deciduous teeth are relatively easy to collect and analyze; exfoliation generally occurs after the age of 6 years.
Puppies cut their deciduous teeth between two and six weeks of age.
deciduous teeth--The tooth fairy buys your deciduous teeth when they fall out.
Deciduous teeth are very important, as, besides the functions already identified, they help hold space for the permanent teeth that are developing while the first teeth are in place.
But starting in the second trimester, they are rapidly taken up by mineralizing tissue such as the teeth or bone, causing discoloration of the deciduous teeth.
Most kids end up with a total of 20 deciduous teeth.
As a matter of expedience in numbering the teeth, we refer to deciduous teeth and their replacements as premolars, and to the last single tooth in each tooth row as a molar.
The presence of deciduous teeth, which fall out during dental development, indicates that the jaw belonged to a juvenile, perhaps 6 or 7 years old, McCrossin says.
Further, "When fluoride supplements were compared with topical fluorides or with other preventive measures, there was no differential effect on permanent or deciduous teeth," write Cochrane researchers Ismail et al, reports the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc.