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COBAS PEREZ, Norayda et al. Maternal and neonatal risk factors  associated with the temporary teething delay. MEDISAN [online]. 2018, vol.22, n.2, pp.192-199. ISSN 1029-3019.

An analytic, observational, of cases and controls study, in children from "Pétalos de Rosa" and "La Espiguita" day care centers, belonging to the health area of "Armando García Aspurú" Teaching Polyclinic was carried out in Santiago de Cuba, during  February, 2015 to March, 2016, aimed at determining the maternal and neonatal factors associated with the delay in the emergence of the temporary teeth.  The population was conformed by 150 children from 2nd to 4th years of life, from whom 2 controls were taken (N=100) for each case (N=50). In the series a statistically significant association of the variables mother’s nutritional state, mother’s weight gain, maternal diseases, breast feeding and child birth weight  was obtained, with the disorder of the temporary teething eruption in the children.  It was suggested to carry out educational interventions in the day care centers and  communities to support the family doctor’s work

Keywords : primary tooth; dental eruption; risk factors; care centers; primary health care.

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