Age assessment based on third molar mineralisation

Abstract

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… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00056-016-0063-z

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