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Studies on the chronology of third molar mineralization in First Nations people of Canada.
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PMID:  20623297     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Forensic age estimation of living subjects has become increasingly important in recent years. One main criterion for dental age estimation in the relevant age group is the evaluation of third molar mineralization. In the present study, we determined the stages of third molar mineralization in 347 female and 258 male First Nations people of Canada aged 11 to 29 years based on radiological evidence from 605 conventional orthopantomograms. The results presented here provide useful data on the mineralization stages of third molars that can be used for forensic estimation of the minimum and most probable ages including the range of scatter of investigated persons.
Authors:
Andreas Olze; Bruce R Pynn; Viktoria Kraul; Ronald Schulz; Achim Heinecke; Heidi Pfeiffer; Andreas Schmeling
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-07-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of legal medicine     Volume:  124     ISSN:  1437-1596     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Legal Med.     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9101456     Medline TA:  Int J Legal Med     Country:  Germany    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  433-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institut für Rechtsmedizin, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Turmstrasse 21, 10553, Berlin, Germany.
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