Dental Development: A Measure of Physical Maturity

  • Arto Demirjian
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 30)


Dental development is a measure of physical maturity, which can be used from birth to adolescence, in parallel with skeletal maturity (bone age) and pubertal maturity, as indicated by the secondary sex characteristics and menarche.


Permanent Tooth Skeletal Maturity Root Resorption Permanent Dentition Dental Development 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arto Demirjian
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  1. 1.Université de MontréalMontréalCanada

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