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The importance of the first permanent molar
2Aug, 2018

The importance of the first permanent molar

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First permanent molar erupts at the age of 5 and half to 6 and half years and hence is also known as “six year molar”. It is the first non-succeeding tooth to erupt in to the oral cavity. This tooth erupts posterior to the deciduous second temporary molar tooth. From a functional and developmental point of view, the first permanent molars are the most important teeth, with a key role in occlusion. The first permanent molar has maximum root surface and so is the most important anchorage unit used in […]
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