Delayed dentition

The Delayed dentition - The late eruption of teeth. The term “delayed dentition” may refer to the eruption of the first deciduous teeth (see primary teeth) after the end of the 13th month of life or to the eruption of the first permanent teeth after the seventh year of life.

Delayed dentition is a feature of various conditions that result in generally restricted growth (see short stature), such as hypothyroidism.


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