Radiographic survey of third molar development in relation to chronological age among Japanese juveniles.

@article{Arany2004RadiographicSO,
  title={Radiographic survey of third molar development in relation to chronological age among Japanese juveniles.},
  author={Szilvia Arany and Mitsuyoshi Iino and Naofumi Yoshioka},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={534-8}
}
The aim of the present study was to establish Japanese reference material on the third molar development of Japanese juveniles for forensic application. Observations were performed on the orthopantomograms of 1282 Japanese patients between the ages of 14.0 and 24.0 years. Demirjian formation stages of the maxillary and mandibular third molars were recorded for chronological evaluation of wisdom teeth and applied for further statistical analysis. Statistically significant differences were noted… CONTINUE READING