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Chapter-03 Tooth Eruption

BOOK TITLE: Pocket Book of Pedodontics

Author
1. Marwah Nikhil
ISBN
9788184484199
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10628_3
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2008
Pages
10
Author Affiliations
1. Govt. Dental College, Rohtak, Haryana, India, Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, Mahatma Gandhi Dental College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
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Abstract

Tooth eruption is a process in tooth development in which the tooth enters the mouth and become visible. This chapter provides complete information of tooth eruption. There are 6 anatomic stages in the eruption of the teeth. It explains the pattern of the tooth movement under three phases. It also explains the shedding of deciduous teeth. There are several theories of tooth eruption which are briefly explained here. It has also discussed about chronology of human dentition and various teething problems which the child faces during eruption of teeth.

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