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The distribution and type of ectopic eruption recorded for these 49 teeth is presented in (table 2).
7%) patients with ectopic eruption were also found to have radiographic evidence of one or more dental anomalies.
This revealed that, overall, children with ectopic eruption had a significantly higher frequency of primary molar infraocclusion and cleft lip/palate than the control group (P<0.
The kappa value for the classification of type and distribution of ectopic eruption ranged between 0.
The present study also confirmed previous reports of strong associations between ectopic eruption and other dental anomalies.
This first British study, has identified a significant association between ectopic eruption of first permanent molars and a number of dental anomalies.
Ectopic eruption of the maxillary first permanent molar: characteristics and occurrence in growing children.