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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 13-20

Correlation of chronological, skeletal, and dental age in North Indian population


1 Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, ITS Dental College, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Himachal Dental College, Sundernagar, India
3 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, ITS Dental College, Muradnagar-ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Madhurima Nanda
Department of Orthodontics, ITS Dental College, Greater Noida
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/IJDS.IJDS_68_17

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Aim and Objectives: The aim of the study was to find out the correlation between chronological, dental, and skeletal age. Materials and Methods: Lateral cephalograms and orthopantomograms of 100 subjects of age ranging 9–14 years were obtained for the estimation of skeletal and dental age. Dental age was assessed using Demirjian's method; skeletal age was assessed using the new improved version of the cervical vertebral maturation method given by Baccetti, Franchi, and McNamara. Statistical analysis was carried out. Student's t-test and Spearman's coefficient correlation were used to assess the relation between chronological, skeletal, and dental age. Results: The Spearman's correlation coefficient was 0.777 (P < 0.001) between chronological and dental age, 0.516 (P < 0.001) between chronological and skeletal age, and 0.563 (P < 0.001) between dental and skeletal age. Conclusion: There is a good correlation between chronological and dental age in North Indian population which was higher for males as compared to females. A moderate correlation was found between chronological and skeletal age as well as between dental and skeletal age.


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