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A Companion to Dental Anthropology by Joel D. Irish, G. Richard Scott

By Joel D. Irish, G. Richard Scott

Companion to Dental Anthropology provides a suite of unique readings addressing all facets and sub-disciplines of the sector of dental anthropology—from its origins and evolution via to the most recent medical research.

  • Represents the main finished assurance of all sub-disciplines of dental anthropology on hand today
  • Features person chapters written via  specialists of their particular sector of dental research
  • Includes authors who additionally current effects from their study via case stories or voiced evaluations approximately their work
  • Offers vast assurance of issues in terms of dental evolution, morphometric version, and pathology

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Historical Perspective of Dental Anthropology. A. ), Advances in Dental Anthropology. New York: Wiley‐Liss, pp. 7–11. W. (1978). Evolution of the Dentition in Upper Paleolithic and Mesolithic Europe. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Publications in Anthropology, No. 10. S. (1948). Dentition of Indian Crania from Texas. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 6: 63–84. J. Armelagos (1985). Factors Affecting the Distribution of Enamel Hypoplasias within the Permanent Dentition. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 68: 479–493.

Evolution of the Dentition in Upper Paleolithic and Mesolithic Europe. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Publications in Anthropology, No. 10. S. (1948). Dentition of Indian Crania from Texas. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 6: 63–84. J. Armelagos (1985). Factors Affecting the Distribution of Enamel Hypoplasias within the Permanent Dentition. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 68: 479–493. C. Rose (1990). Assessment of Systemic Physiological Perturbations from Dental Enamel Hypoplasias and Associated Histological Structures.

A common theme is cheek teeth with two or three parallel rows of cusps running front to back along the crown. Rows on opposing teeth fit between one another for effective crush­ ing and/or milling. Examples include the very early haramiyids, and the docodonts. Then there were the multituberculates, a remarkably successful group that spanned 100 million years, and bridged the Mesozoic and Cenozoic eras.

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