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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).
Because mesiodistal reduction of the deciduous tooth leaves it with exposed dentin that is prone to dental caries, composite restoration of the exposed dentin surface is recommended as a preventative measure [8].
In summary, the data suggest that a carious deciduous tooth or tooth with pulpitis was relatively unsuitable for MSC processing and isolation.
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.
Systemic factors, such as cleidocranial dysplasia, endocrine deficiency, febrile disease, Down Syndrome and irradiation, other systemic factors or/and local factors such as prolonged deciduous tooth retention, malposed tooth germs, arch-length deficiency, supernumerary teeth, odontogenic tumors abnormal eruption path and cleft lip and palate may influence impaction of permanent teeth (Jacoby et al., 1983; Raghoebar et al., 1991; Moyres, 1998; Miloro).
As the core length of the omega loop, which is placed intracanal, is around 3 mm, thus occupies only the cervical one-third of the canal and does not interfere with deciduous tooth root resorption and permanent tooth eruption.
The developing mandibular permanent lateral incisor normally resorbs the root of the deciduous tooth during the process of eruption into the oral cavity.
Similarly, 59% of the children with high blood lead concentrations had deciduous tooth decay, compared with 46% with low concentrations.
Deciduous tooth size and morphogenetic fields in children from Christ Church, Spitalfields.
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.