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Anatomy of Primary Teeth Theory and Practice of Pediatric Dentistry K. Kohli, DDS Lecture Overview ± Primary Dentition ± General Morphological considerations ± Implications of Primary tooth morphology ± Procedures in Primary teeth Primary Dentition ± 20 primary teeth as compared to 32 permanent teeth ± No premolars in the primary dentition ± The primary molars are replaced by the premolars. ± The permanent molars erupt distal to the primary second molars K. Kohli, DDS
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General Morphologic considerations ± Crown ± Pulp ± Root K. Kohli, DDS Crown of Primary Teeth ± Shorter ± Narrower occlusal table ± Constricted in the cervical portion ± Thinner enamel and dentin layers ± Enamel rods in the cervical area direct occlusally ± Broad and flat contacts ± Color is usually lighter K. Kohli, DDS Crown of Primary Teeth ± Prominent mesio-buccal cervical bulge seen in primary molars K. Kohli, DDS
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Pulp of Primary Teeth ± Larger ± Pulp horns are closer to the outer surface ± Mesial pulp horn is higher
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