Localised disturbances associated with primary teeth eruption

J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 1994 Mar;12(1):25-8.


The survey carried out on 201 infants of Calcutta aged 6-12 months to find out the localised disturbances associated with the eruption of the primary teeth, as judged through a questionnaire revealed that the most common disturbance was the inflammation of gums followed by flushing of cheeks, ulcers in mouth, cheek rash and eruption cyst.

MeSH terms

  • Cheek
  • Dental Health Surveys
  • Dentigerous Cyst / etiology
  • Facial Dermatoses / etiology
  • Female
  • Gingivitis / etiology
  • Humans
  • India
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Oral Ulcer / etiology
  • Random Allocation
  • Tooth Eruption*
  • Tooth, Deciduous*