Relationship between Malnutrition and the Number of Permanent Teeth in Filipino 10- to 13-Year-Olds

In the present study, we determined whether there is a delay in the eruption of permanent teeth (PT) among Filipino adolescents with stunting or thinness. Height, weight, and number of PT were recorded in 1554 Filipino 10- to 13-year-olds (711 boys; 843 girls). z-scores for height (HAZ) and body mas...

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Main Authors: Roswitha Heinrich-Weltzien, Carsten Zorn, Bella Monse, Katrin Kromeyer-Hauschild
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2013-01-01
Series:BioMed Research International
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