DIET AND DENTITION: ON THE IMPORTANCE OF NUTRITIVE STUDIES OF THE GROWTH OF THE TEETH AND JAWS
- disocclusion. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p671
A definition of the term "disocclusion" which refers to loss of contact between opposing teeth is presented.
- HARD FACTS. Simmons III, Joe J. // dig;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p13
Discusses various aspects about teeth. Hardest substance in the body; Ability to withstand freezing, submersion in water, extremely dry conditions, accidents that destroy the body and extremely low temperatures for periods of time; Accumulations of bacteria on teeth plaque.
- games. Feisel, Ken // dig;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p14
Features several puzzles about teeth. Tooth identification; Dental differences; Word puzzle about dental terminologies.
- Tightness of dental contact points in spaced and non-spaced permanent dentitions. Vardimon, Alexander D.; Matsaev, Evgenia; Lieberman, Myron; Brosh, Tamar // European Journal of Orthodontics;Jun2001, Vol. 23 Issue 3
One of the characteristics of normal occlusion is tight dental contact points (CPs). However, the magnitude and distribution of the tightness of a dental contact point (TDCP) in non-spaced versus spaced dentitions are unknown, as well as the mechanism controlling this arrangement. Two hypotheses...
- Symptoms associated with teething. Holt, R D // Evidence-Based Dentistry;Sep2000, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p68
Objective To conduct a large, prospective study of healthy infants to determine which symptoms may be attributed to teething, and attempt to predict tooth emergence from an infant s symptoms. Design Prospective cohort of 125 well children in a clinic-based paediatric group practice. Outcome...
- What Symptoms Does Teething Really Cause? // Child Health Alert;Jan2001, Vol. 19, p3
Focuses on a study which examined several health problems caused by teething.
- diastema. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p642
A definition of the term "diastema," which refers to a fissure or a space between two adjacent teeth, is presented.
- distoclusion. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p675
A definition of the term "distoclusion" which refers to a condition in which the lower teeth meet the upper teeth behind the normal position is presented.
- gemination. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p936
A definition of the term "gemination," which refers to the development of two teeth or two crowns within one root, is presented.