adult tooth

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Related to adult tooth: milk tooth, deciduous tooth
  • noun

Synonyms for adult tooth

any of the 32 teeth that replace the deciduous teeth of early childhood and (with luck) can last until old age

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Also, not many dentists offer temporary solutions for replacing missing children's teeth - usually it's just a question of waiting for the adult tooth to come through.
The average adult tooth count in male patients affected with XLHED is only 6, and the few remaining teeth often are conical or peg-like.
Periodontal disease affects almost 75 percent of Americans and is a major cause of adult tooth loss.
I examined it later and it was an adult tooth, a molar with roots, it was absolutely disgusting.
If a child has knocked out an adult tooth, then stick it straight back into the socket or place it in milk and take it - and the child
The adult tooth has long roots that help hold it in our gums.
Gingivitis is an inflammation of the soft tissue that surrounds each tooth which, if left untreated, can lead to periodontitis, a serious health risk and the number one cause of adult tooth loss.
Most adult tooth decay is caused by eating too much fruit.
According to the American Dental Hygienists' Association, 75 percent of adults have some degree of gum disease, which is the leading cause of adult tooth loss in the country.
Trying to put it back may interfere with the adult tooth under the gum.
Periodontal disease is a chronic, progressive bacterial infection of the gums, the major cause of adult tooth loss.
The organization estimates more than 67 million American adults suffer from periodontal disease -- the leading cause of adult tooth loss in the country.
Today, dental appliances are experiencing dramatic growth as alternative treatments, both preventative and cosmetic, for procedures such as adult tooth movement, bleaching, interceptive orthodontics and for the treatment of sleep apnea.
the gumline) the most common form of adult tooth decay.
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