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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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. In all cases, a biopsy tissue sample was taken from the access window of marsupialization for the histopathological examination, and then a silicon tube was installed to drain the intracystic pressure.
Maki, "Single-visit revascularization treatment of an immature permanent tooth with apical periodontitis: a case report," Pediatric Dental Journal, vol.
"In my mind, permanent tooth is more important since my own milk tooth got worn & decayed, after growing my permanent tooth, there is no sign of that decay so milk tooth is not that important and because no other permanent tooth grows, it needs a lot of care" (17- year old boy, third- grade high school student).
* % dft >0 is the proportion of children with one or more decayed or filled primary tooth; % dt >0 is the proportion of children with one or more decayed primary tooth; % DMFT >0 is the proportion of children with one or more decayed, missing or filled permanent tooth; and % DT >0 is the proportion of children with one or more decayed permanent tooth.
There is a danger that if the milk tooth falls out too soon and the permanent tooth is not ready to erupt, neighbouring teeth will occupy the space as they grow and cause overcrowding problems, with unsightly overlaps.
Centuries ago it was a common practice to bury a child's tooth in the ground when it fell out - so a permanent tooth would grow in its place.
A helpful first-aid section explains what to do if you have a toothache, break a tooth, or knock out a permanent tooth. The end of the book lists other helpful "Do's" and "Don'ts." Children will love the interesting facts about animal teeth at the start of the book.
"Tooth decay in the first or deciduous teeth in six-year-olds increased by 56%, and permanent tooth decay in 14- and 15-year-olds increased by 71% across the period 1996 to 2002," he said.
"Members of the American Academy of Gnathologic Orthopedics seek to pre- serve the natural dentition and develop the bony structures of the upper and lower jaws to accommodate all the teeth without permanent tooth extractions.
The key ingredient in the rinse is fluoride, a mineral that strengthens teeth to prevent decay and permanent tooth loss.
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.

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