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Neonatal Tooth in Fraternal Twins: A Case Report

AR Prabhakar, GR Ravi, OS Raju, J Kurthukoti Ameet, AB Shubha

Keywords : Neonatal teeth, fetal teeth, fraternal twins

Citation Information : Prabhakar A, Ravi G, Raju O, Ameet JK, Shubha A. Neonatal Tooth in Fraternal Twins: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2009; 2 (2):40-44.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1028

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2009

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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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