"Natal Teeth" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Predeciduous teeth present at birth. They may be well formed and normal or may represent hornified epithelial structures without roots. They are found on the gingivae over the crest of the ridge and arise from accessory buds of the dental lamina ahead of the deciduous buds or from buds of the accessory dental lamina. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
- Natal Teeth
- Teeth, Natal
- Teeth Present At Birth
- Tooth, Natal
- Natal Tooth
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