Body and local factors affecting eruption of third molar tooth


  • Dr. Warkaa. M. Ali



BMI, Body mass index



Aim :  The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlation of some local and body factors with third molar eruption and may cause delay eruption or impaction which represents one of most important problem in dental clinic.

Method: 150 dental students volunteers  participated in this study from both genders and aged between 18-27 years old. A clinical oral examination, body parameters measurements in addition to past dental history were used to assess certain parameters.

Results and conclusions: among all the investigated body and local factors ; only age and body height were significantly affected the eruption of third molar tooth (P<0.05).




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How to Cite

Ali, D. W. M. (2019). Body and local factors affecting eruption of third molar tooth. Mustansiria Dental Journal, 12(1), 98–106.



Oral Pathology &Radiology