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permanent teeth

[′pər·mə·nənt ¦tēth]
(anatomy)
The second set of teeth of a mammal, following the milk teeth; in humans, the set of 32 teeth consists of 8 incisors, 4 canines, 8 premolars, and 12 molars.
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Eventually, the problems regarding permanent tooth development can be overcome.
CT imaging provides more accurate information about the lesion's size, its relationship to adjacent anatomical structures, and the position of the underlying permanent tooth [11].
1) When avulsion of a permanent tooth occurs, immediate replantation should occur.
Although your granddaughter is only 12, the fact that the cavity is in a permanent tooth means the filling will need to last a long time.
In a young child with deciduous dentition, replacement can lead to damage to the developing crown of a permanent tooth from a mild discoloration to frank malformation.
A high percentage of children in fluoridated areas suffer fluorosis - permanent tooth mottling caused by too much fluoride.
When surveyed, more than 90 percent of the children still had at least one baby tooth and 76 percent had acquired at least one permanent tooth.
In a simple comparison, 27% of the children with high blood lead concentrations had permanent tooth decay, as compared with 15% with low concentrations.
This dissolves the roots of the baby tooth above each permanent tooth.
According to the Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD)in Chicago, Illinois, if the entire permanent tooth is knocked out:
An over-retained primary tooth is a "baby tooth" that is still in position when a permanent tooth is erupting into the same space.
A permanent tooth in a child is more likely than an adult's to solidly replant, because kids have such great healing abilities.

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