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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2023, 5(2); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2023.050213.

Research progress of age estimation in juveniles based on Radiography of developmental stages of teeth


Jiwen Geng1, Sichen Duan1, Yu Wang1, Jia Liu1,2

Corresponding Author:
Jia Liu

1Department of Pediatric Dentistry, the First Affiliated Hospital (Affiliated Stomatological Hospital) of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China

2Institute of Stomatology, Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China


Age estimation plays an important role in multiple areas, such as oral clinical medicine and forensic medicine. Teeth development is less influenced by external factors than bone maturity, so the age estimation method based on Radiography to determine the stage of tooth development is widely used. This article reviews several methods for estimating age based on radiographic of teeth development, such as Demirjian method, Nolla method, Willems method, Chaillet method, and methods for estimating age based on the third molar development, and reviews the application and prospects of the above methods.


Age estimation; Dental age; Forensic dentistry

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Jiwen Geng, Sichen Duan, Yu Wang, Jia Liu. Research progress of age estimation in juveniles based on Radiography of developmental stages of teeth. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2023), Vol. 5, Issue 2: 71-77. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2023.050213.


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