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Age assessment based on third molar mineralisation

Hofmann, Elisabeth, Robold, Matthias, Proff, Peter and Kirschneck, Christian (2017) Age assessment based on third molar mineralisation. Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie 78 (2), pp. 97-111.

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Other URL: http://doi.org/10.1007/s00056-016-0063-z


The method published in 1973 by Demirjian et al. to assess age based on the mineralisation stage of permanent teeth is standard practice in forensic and orthodontic diagnostics. From age 14 onwards, however, this method is only applicable to third molars. No current epidemiological data on third molar mineralisation are available for Caucasian Central-Europeans. Thus, a method for assessing age ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Zahnerhaltung und Parodontologie
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Keywords:CHRONOLOGICAL AGE; 3RD-MOLAR DEVELOPMENT; DENTAL MATURITY; RADIOGRAPHIC EVALUATION; SKELETAL MATURATION; TURKISH CHILDREN; YOUNG-ADULTS; POPULATION; HEIGHT; INTERRELATIONSHIPS; Age determination by teeth/methods; Radiography; Panoramic; European continental ancestry group; Molar; Third/growth and development/radiography; Reference standards; Tooth root/growth and development/radiography
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:38645
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