baby tooth

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  • noun

Synonyms for baby tooth

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

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In inner city areas of Glasgow, Belfast, Cardif Liverpool, Manchester and London up to 20 per cent of five-year-olds had already had at least one baby tooth extracted because of decay.
But if a baby tooth is lost too early, the permanent tooth won't be ready to replace it.
While the baby tooth can be functional for years, eventually it will need to be removed.
IF your child knocks out a baby tooth, apply pressure to minimise bleeding and see your dentist as soon as possible as you need to ensure the tooth underneath is not damaged.
THE tooth fairy is sure to remember to pick up your child's baby tooth with this personalised cushion, pounds 14.
Ever since, her ghost has terrorised the youngsters of Darkness Falls, murdering the little ones in their beds on the night they lose their last baby tooth.
They had to give up her baby tooth to secure the vital DNA genetic samples which snared her killer.
For these reasons, if a baby tooth is lost too early, the dentist may want to put in a space maintainer to hold a space for the permanent tooth.
In addition, ask them what is different between the baby tooth and adult tooth pictured.
At the forefront of baby tooth stem cell collection and preservation, BioEDEN Tooth Cell Bank allows for a natural process and noninvasive collection of stem cells from baby teeth.