You can find out more about different aspects of Forensic Anthropology and age estimation here.

Forensic Anthropology resources

Forensic Science Central: Anthropology
Investigating Forensics: Anthropology

Professional organisations
American Academy of Forensic Sciences
British Association of Forensic Odontology
British Association of Human Identification
Royal Anthropology Institute

Dental age estimation resources


Balanos, M. Manrique, M. Balanos, M. and Briones, M. (2000) Approaches to chronological age assessment based on dental calcification. Forensic Science International, 110: 97-106.

Jin Yan, Xintian Lou, Liming Xie, Dedong Yu, Guofang Shen, Yilin Wang (2013) Assessment of Dental Age of Children Aged 3.5 to 16.9 Years Using Demirjian’s Method: A Meta-Analysis Based on 26 Studies. PLOS One, December 18, 2013. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084672

Saifeddin Abu Asaba, Siti Noor Fazliah Mohd Noorb, Mohd Fadhli Khamisc (2011) The Accuracy of Demirjian Method in Dental Age Estimation of Malay Children. Singapore Dental Journal, 32 (1), 19–27. doi:10.1016/S0377-5291(12)70012-3