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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 2

The embryological development of the cranium, jaws, and teeth from the neural crest and the notochord shown schematically in colours on a profile radiograph. The different fields in the mandible are marked in blue. The fields in the maxilla are marked in yellow (the frontonasal field), in red (the maxillary field), and in orange (the palatinal field). The theca cranii field is marked in purple and the occipital/cerebellar field in green [50].