Age Estimation via Orocraniofacial Based on Direct Observation and Radiography

  • Andi Eka Asdiana Graduate Student at Division of Forensic Odontology, Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Indonesia, Indonesia
  • Ria Puspitawati Division Forensic Odontology, Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Indonesia, Indonesia
  • Nurtami Soedarsono Division Forensic Odontology, Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Indonesia, Indonesia
Keywords: Identification, Forensic, Age estimation, Orocraniofacial


Determining the estimated age in forensics is very important because it involves legal accountability. The method of determining age estimation can be done by direct measurement of the orocraniofacial bone or by using radiography. This article examines theseveral studies as well as parameters for determining age estimation using orocraniofacial. Search for published articles on Elsevier, Pubmed, Google Scholar, Research Gate, and NCBIon range2007-2021 years. The results show that it is more advisable to determine the age estimate by direct measurement compared to using radiography because it is prone to distortion.


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How to Cite
Asdiana, A. E., Puspitawati, R., & Soedarsono, N. (2024). Age Estimation via Orocraniofacial Based on Direct Observation and Radiography. Journal La Medihealtico, 5(1), 40-49.