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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Although calcium hydroxide is used successfully in deciduous tooth canal treatment, the biggest disadvantage of the material is that it can not be resorbed from the canal before the deciduous tooth physical resorption process (39,40).
All of the cases were treated by extraction of the deciduous tooth around the cyst and marsupialization of the cyst to allow eruption of the permanent tooth.
Lead levels among various deciduous tooth types, Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 47:602-608.
Premature loss is defined as "the loss of a deciduous tooth before the time of its natural exfoliation".
Aesthetic correction of a patient with cleft lip and alveolus in is always a challenging job especially when the situation is complicated with over retained deciduous tooth and impacted permanent tooth.