Age determination from central incisors of fetuses and infants


Sema A. P. , Nergis C., Rukiye D., Murat Y.

FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL, vol.184, pp.15-20, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 184
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2008.11.005
  • Title of Journal : FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.15-20

Abstract

Age at time of death for a fetus or infant is an important issue in the field of forensic science. Dental development can give an accurate measure of infant and fetal age and current literature does not include ally Studies of dental age from central incisor development. The objective of this study is to determine the age of deceased fetuses and infants by examining metric tooth development of central incisors in deceased fetuses and infants.