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Review Article

Mechanism of Human Tooth Eruption: Review Article Including a New Theory for Future Studies on the Eruption Process

Figure 10

Section of a panoramic radiograph from a 14-year-old boy. The radiograph shows retention of the right primary second maxillary molar. The tooth has ankylosed and is not shed spontaneously. The tooth blocks normal development of the permanent dentition in the right side.