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1

When do A's erupt?

8 months

2

When do Bs erupt?

9 months

3

When do Ds erupt?

14 months

4

When do Cs erupt?

18 months

5

When do Es erupt?

26 months

6

What is the Leeway space?

the difference between the combined messy-distal width of the primary canines and molars and the permanent canine and premolars

7

At what age have all deciduous teeth fallen out?

11-13

8

What are natal or neonatal teeth?

Teeth they are born with or develop very quickly -> removed if aspiration risk or trauma

9

What is the consequence of early loss of primary teeth?

Early or late permanent tooth or space loss

10

At what point do you worry if the same tooth on the opposite side has not yet erupted?

6 months

11

What is early childhood caries?

The presence of 1 or more decayed, missing or filled tooth surfaces in any primary tooth in a child 6 years or younger

12

What are the causes of early childhood caries?

- Frequent consumption of sugary drinks in a bottle
- long exposure to cariogenic substances (milk bottle at night)
- low salivatory flow at night

13

What is a risk factor for early childhood caries?

Parental history of active untreated caries

14

What are the characteristics of early childhood caries?

- rampant caries on maxillary ant teeth and posteriorly
- bottle used to keep baby quiet
- prolonged breast feeding

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How is early childhood caries prevented?

- reducing transmission from family (minimal saliva sharing activities)
- OH measures
- avoiding high frequency of sugary food consumption
- drink from cup from 1 year
- wean off bottle 12-18months