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Introduction: Dentition

Description of Dentition

Dentition: positioning of teeth in the dental arch; affects eating and speech; is used forensically to identify individuals, and anthropologically as a measure of human evolution.
Source: CRISP

Dentition: The teeth collectively in the dental arch. Dentition ordinarily refers to the natural teeth in position in their alveoli. Dentition referring to the deciduous teeth is DENTITION, PRIMARY; to the permanent teeth, DENTITION, PERMANENT. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992).
Source: MeSH 2007

Dentition: Related Topics

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Dentition as an Organ

Dentition (organ): Dentition is a term that refers to the development, number, types and...more »

Dentition (organ): See Dentition (organ information).

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Broader terms for Dentition

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Hierarchical classifications of Dentition

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