Table 1: Prevalence of neonatal and natal teeth in different populations and studies.

AuthorsPrevalence Number of children in the sample

Magitot, 1876 [2] 1 : 600017,578
Puech, 1876 1 : 3000060,000
Ballantyne, 1896 [3] 1 : 600017,578
Massler and Savara, 1950 [4]1 : 20006,000
Allwright, 1958 [5] 1 : 34086,817
Bodenhoff, 1959 [6] 1 : 3000
Wong, 1962 [7] 1 : 3000
Bodenhoff and Gorlin, 1963 [8]1 : 3000
Mayhall, 1967 [9]1 : 112590
Chow, 1980 [10] 1 : 2000 to 3500
Anderson, 1982 [11] 1 : 800
Kates et al., 1984 [12]1 : 36677,155
Leung, 1986 [13] 1 : 339250,892
Bedi and Yan, 1990 [14] 1 : 1442
Rusmah, 1991 [15]1 : 23259,600
To, 1991 [16]1 : 111853,678
De Almeida and Gomide,
1996 [17]
1 : 21.61,019
Alaluusua et al.,* 2002 [18]1 : 100034,457 (1997–2000)
El Khatib et al., 2005 [19]1 : 340017000 (1984 and 2001)

Exposed to toxin Finnish population-correlation with exposure to toxin and prevalence of neonatal teeth and natal teeth.