This colour atlas and textbook describes the phases of human dentition which correspond to fetal and infant tooth development. Photographs with concise explanatory text depict steps of these developmental phases. Coverage ranges from fetal to age one. The teeth are photographed from six different aspects: buccal, lingual, mesial, distal, and incisal as well as from the root direction. CT images of specific cases are provided. Topics include development and morphology of teeth, the relation of teeth and cranium development, dental Identification, and age and gender estimation of teeth. The book is accompanied by a digital download of age-calculating software.
- Presents the first atlas to show serial photographs of fetal and infant teeth in six aspects with all details
- Describes the early phases of tooth development
- Explores dental identification
- Contains fetal and infant age estimation formulae with two weeks of standard deviation
- Includes access to age estimation software
Human Dentition and Notation
Photographing and Measuring Techniques
Development and Morphology of Primary Dentition
Maxillary First (Central) Primary Incisor
Maxillary Second (Lateral) Primary Incisor
Maxillary Primary Canine
Maxillary First Primary Molar
Maxillary Second Primary Molar
Mandibular First (Central) Primary Incisor
Mandibular Second (Lateral) Primary Incisor
Mandibular Primary Canine
Mandibular First Primary Molar
Mandibular Second Primary Molar
Age Estimation from Teeth
P. Sema Aka, BDS, PhD, is a retired professor in the Department of Prosthodontics and Faculty of Medicine as well as the Department of Forensic Medicine, Branch of Forensic Odontology at the University of Ankara, Turkey. She is also president of the Forensic Odontology Committee of the Forensic Scientists Society in Ankara, Turkey
Murat Yagan, MD, is a forensic medicine specialist at The Council of Forensic Medicine, Directorship of Afyonkarahisar Agency Department in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
Nergis Canturk, MD, is a forensic medicine specialist as well as an associate professor and head of Department of Criminalistics at the University of Ankara, Turkey.
Rukiye Dagalp, PhD is an assistant professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Ankara, Turkey.