Estimation of Age by Assessment of Dentin Translucency Dentinal translucency Section Original Research


N. R. Pooja
P. Sai Krishna
L. S. Makesh Raj
V. Jai Santhosh Manikandan
A. Hemalatha
I. Kannan
N. Srikant


Introduction: Several methods have been advocated for age estimation. Dentin translucency has been considered one of the non-invasive methods for age estimation, and it can be measured using the digital method. Aim: The aim of this study is to estimate the age by evaluating the length of dentin translucency. Materials and Methods: Ground section of 30 freshly extracted single-rooted permanent teeth from different individuals of known age and gender were performed dentin translucency was measured using a digital scanner. It was correlated with the age of these patients. Results: A linear regression analysis was performed to find the relationship between age and length of dentin translucency, and the Pearson correlation coefficient revealed a positive correlation (r = 0.59, P = 0.001). Conclusion: Dentin translucency can be considered a reliable parameter for age estimation.


How to Cite
Pooja, N. R., Sai Krishna, P., Makesh Raj, L. S., Jai Santhosh Manikandan, V., Hemalatha, A., Kannan, I., & Srikant, N. (2023). Estimation of Age by Assessment of Dentin Translucency: Dentinal translucency. Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences, 13(3), 138–141.


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