Dental Anthropology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080098234, 9781483184753

Dental Anthropology

1st Edition

Volume V: Society for the Study of Human Biology

Editors: D. R. Brothwell
eBook ISBN: 9781483184753
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1963
Page Count: 296
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Symposia of the Society for the Study of Human Biology, Volume V: Dental Anthropology is a collection of papers that covers the application of dental pathology in the context of anthropology. The book presents 15 studies that cover various human dental variables and relates to different anthropological factors. The dental variables considered in the articles include tooth morphology; occlusion and malocclusion of primate teeth; morphogenesis of deciduous molar pattern in man; and double-rooted human lower canine teeth. The text also covers topics about race specific dental traits such as radiographic study of the Neanderthal teeth from Krapina; crown characters of the deciduous dentition of the Japanese-American hybrids; and analysis of the American Indian dentition. The selection will be of great interest to evolutionary scientists, such as anthropologists and paleontologists.

Table of Contents

Tooth Morphology and Primate Evolution Dental Variability in a Population of Gibbons Occlusion and Malocclusion of the Teeth of Primates Phylogenetic and Intra-Specific Variations in Tooth Sequence Polymorphism A Radiographic Study of the Neanderthal Teeth from Krapina, Croatia Morphogenesis of Deciduous Molar Pattern in Man Crown Characters of the Deciduous Dentition of the Japanese-American Hybrids Dental Measurement: An Assessment of Its Value in Anthropological Studies Analysis of the American Indian Dentition Congenital Absence of Teeth in Human Populations Dentition in the Assessment of Individual Age in Skeletal Material Variations in the Frequency of Shovel-Shaped Incisors in Different Populations Double-Rooted Human Lower Canine Teeth Variations in the Microstructure and Biochemistry of Human Teeth The Macroscopic Dental Pathology of Some Earlier Human Populations


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