IJCRR - 5(1), January, 2013
STUDY OF ERUPTION OF TEMPORARY TEETH FOR THE DETERMINATION OF AGE
Author: Pragnesh Parmar, Gunvanti B. Rathod
Identification means determination of individuality of a person. Teeth are very important indicators in medico-legal cases as they help in identification and age estimation in the living as well as in the dead because they resist putrefaction, heat, chemicals etc. and are constant in their appearance. Eruption of teeth depends upon climate, race and sex, nutritional and geographical variations. India is a very big country, with different climates. Hence it is not correct to apply same data to whole of the country. In our study, 101 children up to the age of 36 months were studied for the time of eruption of their temporary teeth at our place where such type of study has not been performed recently. It was studied in correlation with age, sex, right and left side of both upper and lower jaw. From the findings, it was concluded that there was a delayed pattern of eruption in case of upper central incisor, upper lateral incisor, first molar and canine. Teeth appeared earlier in the male except upper canine, lower canine and lower first molar and teeth appeared earlier in the upper jaw except in case of lower central incisor.
Keywords: Eruption, Temporary teeth, Mean age.
Pragnesh Parmar, Gunvanti B. Rathod. STUDY OF ERUPTION OF TEMPORARY TEETH FOR THE DETERMINATION OF AGE International Journal of Current Research and Review. 5(1), January, 115-119
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