Assessment of Dental Age

This micro skills course describes the main approaches to dental age assessment for children. It also provides detailed guidance on how to carry out accurate age determination using a well accepted technique (Demirjians method of dental ageing).

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Faculty of Dental Surgery Royal College of Surgeons

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Explain the difference between chronological and biological age
  3. Describe the indications for dental age assessment
  4. Carry out a dental age assessment using Demirjian€™s method, citing the advantages and limitations of this approach
  5. List some causes of premature or delayed dental development

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