SNPwatch: Factors Influencing Permanent Tooth Development

September 29, 2011
By Bethann Hromatka, Ph.D.Anyone who’s ever spent time around babies knows that teething can be disruptive and often painful. In that sense, the somewhat violent term “tooth eruption”–referring to the...
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SNPwatch: Researchers Identify Variations Associated with When Junior Gets His First Chompers

March 04, 2010
Researchers have identified several genetic variations associated with the timing of a baby’s first tooth and the number of teeth at age one. The results, published recently in the journal...
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