Age Estimation Methods in Forensic Dentistry

Predicting the dental age of an individual which is comparable to his/ her chronological age is crucial in forensic dentistry. Different age estimation methods have been formulated for different age groups. Here, some studies are analysed to compare the methods of age estimation that have been currently used.The variability of each method in their accuracy, applicability and reliability was a problem. This reinforces recommendations on the need to develop an ideal method. Keywords – Age estimation, Forensic dentistry

By |2023-05-12T11:48:58+05:30April 27, 2023|Comments Off on Age Estimation Methods in Forensic Dentistry

Demystifying immunopathology and clinical presentation in common desquamative gingivitis

Desquamative gingivitis is associated with certain inflammatory and immune conditions which includes a spectrum of autoimmune disorders, hypersensitivity reactions and granulomatous disorders. The autoimmune disorders and hypersensitivity reactions are the most common causative factors for the occurrence. This manuscript is an overview of the etiopathogenesis and clinical presentation in these common desquamative gingivitis associated lesions. The importance’s of the coordinated multispecialty approach in diagnosis, categorising of the clinical presentation and treatment is emphasised in this review. Keywords: Desquamative gingivitis, Autoimmune disorders

By |2023-02-09T23:11:58+05:30February 1, 2023|Comments Off on Demystifying immunopathology and clinical presentation in common desquamative gingivitis
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