The timing of eruption of the primary dentition in Nigerian children.

  title={The timing of eruption of the primary dentition in Nigerian children.},
  author={Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan and Foluso John Owotade and Ebun A Adejuyigbe and Śaunak Sen and Biola Lawal and Kizito Chioma Ndukwe},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={134 4},
The objectives of this study were to clarify the eruption time and sequence for primary teeth in Nigerian children. It also investigated the effect of sex and socioeconomic status on the timing and sequence of eruption. A random sample of 1,657 children from ages of 3-40 months were examined--921 (55.6%) males and 736 (44.4%) females. The age of eruption of the teeth was estimated using probit regression. The results show that there was no effect of sex, socioeconomic status or breastfeeding… CONTINUE READING

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