By Joel D. Irish, G. Richard Scott
Companion to Dental Anthropology offers a set of unique readings addressing all points and sub-disciplines of the sector of dental anthropology—from its origins and evolution via to the most recent clinical research.
- Represents the main entire assurance of all sub-disciplines of dental anthropology to be had today
- Features person chapters written by means of specialists of their particular sector of dental research
- Includes authors who additionally current effects from their study via case reviews or voiced critiques approximately their work
- Offers vast assurance of issues with regards to dental evolution, morphometric edition, and pathology
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A. Dahlberg, and T. Dahlberg (1983). The Dental Morphology of Pima Indians. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 61: 13–31. H. (1984). Patterns of Molar Wear in Hunter‐Gatherers and Agriculturalists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 63: 39–56. , and E. ) (1992). Structure, Function and Evolution of Teeth. London: Freund. R. (1976). Dentition of Living Primates. London: Academic Press. R. (2002). Primate Dentition: An Introduction to the Teeth of Non‐Human Primates. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
This dental milestone “indicates entry of the therian mammals into a new adaptive zone” (Butler 1972). It is from the basic tribosphenic type that the innumerable mammalian molar forms we have today evolved. Without it, mammalian evolution and diversity would have taken a very different path. Cope developed the basic model in the 1870s and 1880s. Osborn filled in missing pieces and gave parts of the crown the names we use today. According to the Cope– Osborn model, the mammalian upper molar began as a single cusp, the protocone.
However, for now, the remaining chapters in this volume, beginning with the origins of teeth and ending with the current state of the science and future directions, provide a good indication of where we are today, and where we are going in the not‐too‐distant future. W. Rosing, and M. ) (1997). Dental Anthropology: Funda mentals, Limits, and Prospects. Vienna: Springer‐Verlag. ‐J. ) (2007). Dental Perspectives on Human Evolution: State of the Art Research in Dental Paleoanthropology. Berlin: Springer.
A Companion to Dental Anthropology by Joel D. Irish, G. Richard Scott