Table 1 Alternative terms for Infant Oral Mutilation. Reproduced from Gollings and Longhurst, Dentaid, 201325

From: Infant oral mutilation – a child protection issue?

Dental mutilation
Milk tooth extraction
Deciduous canine tooth bud enucleation (DCBE)
Primary canine enucleation
Canine follicle extirpation
Primary canine enucleation
Dental ablation
Tooth bud extraction
Tooth bud gouging/enucleation