primary tooth


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Synonyms for primary tooth

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

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Mothers who reported age of eruption of first primary tooth from four to six months and seven to eight months were 40% each (Table 2).
Accidental Extrusion of Sodium Hypochlorite during Endodontic Treatment in a Primary Tooth.
Authors Aka, Yagan, Canturk, and Dagalp present students, academics, and professionals working in a variety of contexts with an examination of primary tooth development in infants and children.
Comparison of ferric sulfate, formocresol and a combination of ferric sulfate/formocresol in primary tooth pulpotomies: a retrospective radiographic survey.
Formocresol was also the most preferred medicament for primary tooth pulpotomy procedures by 60.
The effects of periradicular inflamation and infection on a primary tooth and permanent successor.
Example of the restoration of a proximal and cervical lesion on a primary tooth with a RMGIC: Fuji II A LC (GC).
Among children aged 4-5, 6-8, and 9-11 years who lived in nonfluoridated villages, 71%-100% had one or more decayed or filled primary tooth (dft >0), and 40%-65% had one or more decayed primary tooth (dt >0).
15) In this case report, we describe the management of a permanent central incisor that was erupting ectopically because of prior intrusive luxation of the corresponding primary tooth.
They claimed that primary tooth impaction is usually associated with defect in the development and eruption of the permanent successors (Ostuka et al.
Revised, expanded, and strengthened since publication of the first edition in 2003, this second edition text covers dental disease in all its variety, from eruption of the first primary tooth to diseases in older patients.
Chelicera: fixed finger with a small basal rise and a rounded tip, ventral edge straight (although two specimens had a slight ventral concavity) with no apparent hooklike terminus; the mesal ventral groove a small, shallow apical cup; movable finger with large primary tooth, smaller anterior tooth, 1-2 intermediate teeth, the posterior being separated from primary tooth.
2) If the root of the primary tooth comes in contact with the crown of the permanent incisor, then there may be severe damage to the developing bud.
Its research showed 41 per cent of five-year-olds suffer from tooth decay and one in eight has at least one filled primary tooth and 57 per cent of eight-year-olds have dental decay in their primary teeth.
9% of 6-12 year-old children had at least one primary tooth with untreated caries, and in both age groups, the proportion was highest for children in the lower income groups.