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The Aleut Dentition

A Correlative Study of Dental Characteristics in an Eskimoid People

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674429499

Publication Date: 01/01/1957

196 pages



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  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. The “Aleut,” his environment, history, and appearance
  • 2. The objectives of a dental study in populations of different racial stocks
  • 3. Collection of data and statistical treatment of observations
  • 4. The Aleut dietary (in collaboration with Tomi K. Hibbett)
  • 5. Morphologic characteristics of the dentition, torus mandibularis, and gingival pigmentation in the Aleuts
    • Shovel shape of incisors
    • Cusp numbers of mandibular second premolars
    • Cusp numbers of maxillary molars
    • Carabelli’s cusp of maxillary molars
    • Cusp numbers and groove patterns of mandibular molars
    • Taurodontism
    • Supernumerary cusps
    • Supernumerary and missing teeth
    • Exostoses of the maxillae
    • Pigmentation of gingiva and oral mucosa
    • A general discussion of the morphological aspects of the dentition of Aleuts
  • 6. The odontometry of Aleut teeth (in collaboration with Kalevi Koski)
  • 7. Tooth emergence in the Aleuts
  • 8. Tooth position and occlusion in the Aleuts
    • Occlusion
    • Crowding
    • The ratio between the size of the maxillary and mandibular teeth as a possible cause of malocclusion
    • The dental arch
    • Wear of the teeth
  • 9. Dental disease in the Aleuts
    • Peridental disease
    • Dental caries
  • Appendix. Comparative odontometric data of different populations
  • References
  • Notes
  • Index

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