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The Relationship Between Dental and Somatic Development in Puberty

  • U. Hägg
  • J. Taranger
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Abstract

A comparison of dental development with other indicators of somatic development has shown a weak and, in general, not statistically significant relationship (Demirjian, 1978). However, previous studies based on small non-random samples have only comprised data for a certain tooth or teeth and a limited number of other maturity indicators.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Hägg
    • 1
  • J. Taranger
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OrthodonticsFaculty ox OdontologyMalmöSweden
  2. 2.Department of Pediatrics IUniversity of GöteborgSweden

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