Neonatal Tooth in Fraternal Twins: A Case Report

JOURNAL TITLE: International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry

Author
1. GR Ravi
2. J Kurthukoti Ameet
3. AR Prabhakar
4. AB Shubha
5. OS Raju
ISSN
0974-7052
DOI
10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1028
Volume
2
Issue
2
Publishing Year
2009
Pages
5
Author Affiliations
    1. Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Pediatric Dentistry, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India
    1. Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere-577004 Karnataka, India
    1. Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital Davangere-577004, Karnataka, India
    1. Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital Davangere-577004, Karnataka, India
  • Article keywords
    Neonatal teeth, fetal teeth, fraternal twins

    Abstract

    Eruption of teeth at or immediately after birth is a relatively rare phenomenon. This condition has been the subject of curiosity and study since the time of beginning of beliefs and assumptions. The present case report accentuates the occurrence of neonatal teeth in twins; fraternal twins in particular which is rarest of its kind.

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