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Table 2 Impact of variables defined in the methodology on teeth eruption after DC removal

From: Factors influencing an eruption of teeth associated with a dentigerous cyst: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  Fujii et al. [22] Hyomoto et al. 123] Qian et al. [24] Yahara et al. [25]
Intervention and Comparison Spontaneous eruption Lack of spontaneous eruption Spontaneous eruption Lack of spontaneous eruption Spontaneous eruption Lack of physiological eruption of the opposite teeth Spontaneous eruption Lack of spontaneous eruption
Number of teeth/number of observations (n) 45/60 15/60 38/47 9/47 15/15 9/15 15/21 6/21 (no eruption after 360 days)
Time elapsed from marsupialization to orthodontic force application X NR X NR X No orthodontic treatment performed X NR
Eruption period (days) 90.4 ± 91.8 65.4 ± 141.5 109 NR 263 ± 33 807 ± 112 174 ± 84 NR
Mean age (years) 10.5 ± 1.9 13.7 ± 4.8 10.6 ± 2.0 13.1 ± 2.9 9.1 ± 0.8 9.1 ± 0.8 9.8 ± 2.1 13.2 ± 2.8
Sex (n) 33 M, 27F 34 M, 24F (whole group with canines) 7 M, 4F   12 M, 9F    
Cusp depth (mm) 4.5 ± 4.3 9.8 ± 5.7 4.4 ± 4.5 9.3 ± 6.31 5.4 ± 5.2 3.5 ± 2.7 S: 14, D:1a S: 2, D: 4a
Angulation (°) 24.6 ± 21.5 52.7 ± 45.0 21.8 ± 20.4 67.7 ± 49.8 39.1 ± 31.6 10.5 ± 8.3 62.6 ± 19.6 26.6 ± 21.7
Root formation NR NR  < 1/2: 17, 1/2–3/4: 11, 3/4–4/4 (open apex): 9, mature root: 1  < 1/2: 3, 1/2–3/4: 0, 3/4–4/4 (open apex): 2, mature root: 4  < 1/2: 7, 1/2–3/4: 10  < 1/2: 6, 1/2–3/4: 7, 3/4–4/4: 4  < 1/2: 9, > 1/2: 6  < 1/2: 5, > 1/2:1
Cyst area (mm2) 513.0 ± 240.2 465.1 ± 344.2 533.8 ± 239.8 546.7 ± 406.5 231.9 ± 197.8 No cyst NR  
Space/tooth size 1.1 ± 0.2 0.8 ± 0.6 1.0 ± 0.2 1.0 ± 0.5 1.26 ± 0.23 1.28 ± 0.24 1.08 ± 0.36 1.14 ± 0.12
  1. NR, not reported; M, males; F, females
  2. aS, D: shallower (S) or deeper (D) than the line that passes the one-half of the roots of the adjacent teeth