delayed eruption


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de·layed e·rup·tion

a dental eruption pattern that is chronologically late in comparison with the average pattern of dental eruption; eruption of the first tooth occurs at a later age than the average, and the intervals of time between subsequent dental eruptions are longer than the average.

delayed eruption

The most common variation in the tooth eruption pattern. It may be due to crowding or to various genetic, endocrine, or physiological factors.
See also: eruption

de·lay·ed e·rup·tion

(dĕ-lād ē-rŭpshŭn)
Dental eruption pattern chronologically later than normal; first tooth erupts at a later age than average, and intervals between subsequent dental eruptions are longer than average.
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10) However, this delay could either result in delayed eruption or malalignment of the erupted incisors.
His mother reported that the child had a delayed eruption of the primary teeth, with the mandibular incisors not erupting until at about 14 months of age.
Amongst hormonal disturbances, both hypothyroidism and hypopituitarism are characterized by delayed eruption rate of permanent teeth along with retainment of primary teeth beyond normal shedding time.
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AI may be associated with some other dental and skeletal developmental defects or abnormalities, such as crown and root resorption, attrition, taurodontism, delayed eruption and tooth impaction, dens in dente, pulp stones, anterior open bite and agenesis of teeth.
The most common oral findings in these children include mouth breath-ing, open bite, macroglossia, fissured lip and tongue, angular cheilitis, delayed eruption of teeth, missing and malformed teeth, microdontia, crowding malocclusion, bruxism, poor oral hygiene and low level of caries.