adult tooth


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Related to adult tooth: milk tooth, deciduous tooth
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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.
Besides the one adult tooth collected by Parmley, reported in this paper, a private collector retrieved a second adult tooth from this site.
Both loss of bone and adult tooth loss may reflect common systemic metabolic effects.
Adult tooth loss brings with it many problems, the least of which is lack of under-the-pillow cash flow.
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.
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.
Periodontal disease is a chronic, progressive bacterial infection of the gums, the major cause of adult tooth loss.
Most adult tooth decay is caused by eating too much fruit.
Trying to put it back may interfere with the adult tooth under the gum.
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.
Periodontitis affects in excess of 67 million adult Americans, the second most common health care ailment after the common cold; it is the leading cause of adult tooth loss.
Recent research has demonstrated that periodontitis, the leading cause of adult tooth loss, is most effectively combated with a treatment approach that addresses the two key components of the disease - bacterial infection and the enzymes that destroy connective tissues.
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