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Background: Obesity among children is becoming more commonplace on a global scale. Increased body mass index (BMI) has been linked to greater craniofacial dimensions as well as accelerated dental and skeletal development, according to reports. The timing of orthodontic treatment in relation to pubertal development and teeth emergence depends on this connection.

Methods: The study data was entered as nominal (ordinal) data, and SPSS version 26 was used to do the analysis. In the beginning, the frequency distributions of the study variables were figured out. Since the study data is nominal ordinal data, intersection tables were made between the variables to describe some key markers for the research. Also, the chi-square test (x2) was done to see if there was a connection between the study factors and the images. Also, the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test and the Shapiro-Wilk test were used to figure out how well each of the Mass measures (BMI, Facial, and Body) fit together.

Aim of the study: to ascertain the relationship between the average age, gender, Facial shape index with body mass index of permanent tooth eruption and During dental eruption.

Conclusion: the most significant percentage of those who had a face shape (Eury Prosopis), we note that there is no relationship between the time of tooth eruption and body mass index (BMI), where we note that the value of the level of morale (Sig = 0.293), which is greater than (0.05), and therefore there is no relationship between BMI and the time of tooth eruption, as we notice an excellent convergence for those who have a normal BMI and a delay in tooth emergence.


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Tarfa, S. J. (2023). The Influence of Body Mass Index and Craniofacial Morphology on the Eruption of Permanent Dentition in Children. Central Asian Journal of Medical and Natural Science, 4(5), 61-66. Retrieved from


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