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Description of eruption of permanent upper canine teeth in stunting children at Koto balingka west pasaman elementary school

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Objective: The aim of this study was to describe the eruption of the permanent upper canine teeth in stunted children at Koto Balingka Elementary School, West Pasaman. Materials and methods: This research is a quantitative descriptive observational study with a case control design. The sampling technique is purposive sampling. The number of samples in this study was 60 children consisting of 30 (50%) stunted children and 30 (50%) normal children aged 11-12 years in the Parit Koto Balingka Health Center Working Area. Univariate analysis is presented in the form of frequency distribution and percentages. Results: Research shows that 20 (66.7%) children with stunting have not yet erupted their permanent upper canine incisors and 10 (33.3%) children have erupted, whereas 4 (13.3%) of normal children have not yet erupted their teeth, and 26 (86.7%) children had erupted. Conclusion: Research shows that children with stunting status are the largest number of children who have not yet erupted their upper permanent canine teeth, namely 20 (66.7%) children, and children with normal nutritional status are the largest number of children who have erupted upper permanent canine teeth, namely 26 children (86.7%) children, with the average age of eruption of permanent upper canine teeth being 12 years.
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Intan BE. Mahata, Utami, S. P., & Athifa Trisa. (2024). Description of eruption of permanent upper canine teeth in stunting children at Koto balingka west pasaman elementary school. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science, 9(1), 37–41. https://doi.org/10.15562/jdmfs.v9i1.1561

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