Definition: 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)
"predeciduous teeth present at birth"
Other names Tooth, Natal; Teeth, Natal; Natal Tooth
CAS Registry & name
Intestinal Pseudoobstruction with Patent Ductus Arteriosus and Natal Teeth