Malnutrition Has No Effect on the Timing of Human Tooth Formation

@inproceedings{Elamin2013MalnutritionHN,
  title={Malnutrition Has No Effect on the Timing of Human Tooth Formation},
  author={Fadil Elamin and Helen Liversidge},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
The effect of nutrition on the timing of human tooth formation is poorly understood. Delays and advancements in dental maturation have all been reported as well as no effect. We investigated the effect of severe malnutrition on the timing of human tooth formation in a large representative sample of North Sudanese children. The sample (1102 males, 1013 females) consisted of stratified randomly selected healthy individuals in Khartoum, Sudan, aged 2-22 years using a cross-sectional design… CONTINUE READING