Investigation of the relationship between the birth weight and the time of first primary tooth eruption

Investigation of the relationship between the birth weight and the time of first primary tooth eruption

Background and history: tooth eruption is a complicated process and different mechanisms are involved in this process. Children with low birth weight are prone to various medical problems in the first months of their lives which can affect the development of oral tissues. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between the birth weight and the time of first primary tooth eruption.