deciduous teeth

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deciduous teeth

[di′sij·ə·wəs ′tēth]
(anatomy)
Teeth of a young mammal which are shed and replaced by permanent teeth. Also known as milk teeth.
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For its part, DR Products offers Spiffies Baby Tooth Wipes for use on children over 4 months old.
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.
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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.
SAN FRANCISCO --The decision about whether to save a primary baby tooth when there is dental trauma depends on the risk to the developing permanent teeth.
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.