Dental age estimation with fewer than mandibular seven teeth: An accuracy study of Bedek models in Turkish children

Çarıkçıoğlu B., Sezer B.

CLINICAL ORAL INVESTIGATIONS, vol.26, no.9, pp.5773-5784, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00784-022-04534-6
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.5773-5784
  • Keywords: Age estimation, Bedek models, Dental age, Panoramic radiographs, Willems method, WILLEMS METHOD, DEMIRJIANS, APPLICABILITY, PREVALENCE
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives One or more missing teeth, such as hypodontia, make it difficult to obtain accurate results in age estimation methods. This paper aims to test the accuracy of the models developed by Bedek et al. that can estimate age with fewer than seven teeth for Turkish children.