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Chapter-05 General topics to be considered

BOOK TITLE: Essentials of Pediatric Dentistry

Author
1. Asnani Kanchan Harikishan
ISBN
9788184487428
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11351_5
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2010
Pages
13
Author Affiliations
1. College of Dental Science and Hospital, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
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Abstract

This chapter deals with permanent and deciduous teeth and their morphological differences. The pulp chamber anatomy in both primary and permanent teeth closely approximates the surface shape of crown.Pphysiological process of eruption of teeth into the oral cavity usually this occurs without any problem but in some infants, it is associated with some systemic disturbances and local symptoms. This symptoms are usually seen during 6th month to 2nd year of age of child. Bovine milk, milk formulas and human breast milk have all been implicated in nursing caries because of their lactose content. dditional sweetners in form of juice, honey dipped pacifiers can also cause this type of caries.

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