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Assessing Relationship between Biological and Chronological Age Using Dental Maturity among Children

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 9)

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Page : 908-912

Keywords : Dental Maturity; Children; Biological age; Chronological age; Anomalies;

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The present study assessed the relationship between chronological and biological age using dental profile. The study was conducted among children of age 7-8 living in urban areas of Delhi. Morphological examination technique was used and photographs of teeth were taken to identify dental problems. Information regarding the dental hygiene as well as food preferences were also obtained. Findings of the study showed that respondents were having the first premolar both in the upper and lower jaw indicating that their biological age is more than their chronological age and eruption of the first premolar is earlier among the boys.

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