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  • Arto Demirjian


The dental system is an integral part of the human body and its growth and development can, and should be, studied in parallel with other physiological maturity indicators, such as bone age, menarche, and height. Knowledge about the development of dentition can be applied not only in dentistry and orthodontics, but also in such diverse fields as physical anthropology, endocrinology, nutrition, and forensic odontology.


Permanent Tooth Skeletal Development Permanent Dentition Dental Development Pulp Chamber 
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  • Arto Demirjian
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