primary tooth

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

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banksi but posterior intermediate tooth is imperceptively to visibly separated from primary tooth (Fig.
That the secondary tooth is not a mirror image of the primary tooth argues against twinning as a cause.
An over-retained primary tooth is a "baby tooth" that is still in position when a permanent tooth is erupting into the same space.
NYC's Chinese-American 2-to-11-year-olds, living in the low-income area of Manhattan's Chinatown have much more primary tooth decay when compared to white and other minority groups nationally (NYS Dental Journal June/July 2011).
2) If an extraction does not occur, the primary tooth will be repositioned and splinted, and a root canal may be performed.
Parents should be educated that regular tooth cleaning needs to start early in life, as soon as the first primary tooth erupts and dental floss should be used when adjacent teeth are touching, as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry [2011].
CDHA recommends that a child's first dental evaluation should be within six months after the first primary tooth appears or by the time a child is one year old.
It is interesting to note, however, that the method was mentioned by a number of study respondents in relation to treatment of a primary tooth which demonstrated pulpal symptoms; to date, the use of a resin infiltrant has not been described in the literature for such scenarios.
Long says the jaws of the device will readily slip off the primary tooth if the root of the tooth has not dissolved to the point that the tooth is ready for removal.
In a case of extreme premature primary tooth loss complete blood investigations, urine analysis and gingival biopsy ruled out all the most common underlying systemic disorders leading to a diagnosis of aggressive periodontitis of unknown underlying cause.
1-6]MFT including all primary tooth cavitated and non-cavitated carious lesions.
The disease of early childhood caries (ECC) [Vadiakis, 2008] is the presence of one or more decayed (non-cavitated or cavitated lesions), missing (due to caries), or filled tooth surface in any primary tooth in a child 71 months old or younger.
In contrast, less frequently reported MNLOs were mostly correlated with permanent and obvious body damage, such as treating a wrong tooth, extracting a wrong primary tooth, prescribing a wrong dose of a sedative drug and swallowing an instrument.
Regarding the state of the primary tooth pulp, it has been histologically shown that in deep carious cavities, the pulp is found already with local inflammatory infiltration for quite some time before its exposure [Duggal et al.
However they do require proper preparation of the primary tooth in order to be fitted and are unsuitable for the Hall technique.