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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 18  |  Page : 143-147

Emergence of permanent teeth amongst school children in Mysore City - A cross sectional survey


1 Reader, Dept. of Public Health Dentistry, M R Ambedkar Dental College, Bengaluru, India
2 Professor and Head, Dept. of Public Health Dentistry, J.S.S. Dental College and Hospital, Mysore, India
3 Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Public Health Dentistry, M R Ambedkar Dental College, Bengaluru, India

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G K Umashankar
Reader, Dept. of Public Health Dentistry, M R Ambedkar Dental College, Bengaluru
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Objective: To know the emergence of permanent teeth among school children of Mysore city. Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted on a sample of 525 school children from schools of Mysore city. Data was collected in Performa for the gingival emergence of all the permanent teeth both in maxilla and the mandible except for third molars. Data was analyzed using SPSS statistical package for social sciences version 10.0 software packages. Results and Conclusion: Maxillary Central incisors, lateral incisors, canine, first and second molars emerged earlier in girls when compared to boys. For boys central incisors lateral incisors canine first molar and second molar emerged earlier in mandible compared to maxilla and the Sequence of eruption for girls was M1 I1 I2 C P1 P2 M2 and for boys was M1 I1 I2 P1 P2 C M2.


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