The assessment and interpretation of Demirjian, Goldstein and Tanner's dental maturity.

@article{Liversidge2012TheAA,
  title={The assessment and interpretation of Demirjian, Goldstein and Tanner's dental maturity.},
  author={Helen Liversidge},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  year={2012},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={412-31}
}
BACKGROUND A frequently reported advancement in dental maturity compared with the 50(th) percentile of Demirjian, Goldstein and Tanner (1973, Hum Biol 45:211-27) has been interpreted as a population difference. AIM To review the assessment and interpretation of Demirjian et al.'s dental maturity. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Dental maturity of boys from published reports was compared as maturity curves and difference to the 50(th) percentile in terms of chronological age and score. Dental maturity… CONTINUE READING