A companion to dental anthropology / edited by Joel D. Irish and G. Richard Scott.

Contributor(s): Irish, Joel D [editor.] | Scott, George Richard [editor.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Blackwell companions to anthropology ; 29.Publisher: Chichester, UK ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, 2015Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118845370 (epub); 1118845374 (epub); 9781118845516 (pdf); 111884551X (pdf); 9781118845486; 111884548XSubject(s): Dental anthropology | Dental anthropology | NATURE / Animals / Mammals | SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / MammalsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to dental anthropologyDDC classification: 599.9/43 LOC classification: GN209Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Part I. Context. 1. Introduction to dental anthropology / Joel D. Irish and G. Richard Scott ; 2. A brief history of dental anthropology / G. Richard Scott -- Part II. Dental Evolution. 3. Origins and functions of teeth : from "toothed" worms to mammals / Peter S. Ungar ; 4. The teeth of prosimians, monkeys, and apes / Frank P. Cuozzo ; 5. The hominins. 1, Australopithecines and their ancestors / Lucas K. Delezene ; 6. The hominins. 2, The genus Homo / Maria Martinón-Torres and José María Bermúdez de Castro -- Part III. The Human Dentition. 7. Terms and terminology used in dental anthropology / Joel D. Irish ; 8. Anatomy of individual teeth and tooth classes / Loren R. Lease ; 9. The masticatory system and its function / Peter W. Lucas -- Part IV. Dental Growth and Development. 10. An overview of dental genetics / Toby Hughes, Grant Townsend, and Michelle Bockmann ; 11. Odontogenesis / Edward F. Harris ; 12. Tooth eruption and timing / Helen M. Liversidge ; 13. Tooth classes, field concepts, and symmetry / Grant Townsend, Alan Brook, Robin Yong, and Toby Hughes -- Part V. Dental Histology from the Inside Out. 14. The pulp cavity and its contents / Scott S. Legge and Anna M. Hardin ; 15. Dentine and cementum structure and properties / Nancy Tang, Adeline Le Cabec, and Daniel Antoine ; 16. Enamel structure and properties / Daniel Antoine and Simon Hillson -- Part VI. Dental Morphometric Variation in Populations. 17. Identifying and recording key morphological (nonmetric) crown and root traits / G. Richard Scott, Christopher Maier, and Kelly Heim ; 18. Assessing dental nonmetric variation among populations / Joel D. Irish ; 19. Measurement of tooth size (odontometrics) / Brian E. Hemphill ; 20. Assessing odontometric variation among populations / Brian E. Hemphill -- Part VII. Dental Morphometric Variation in Individuals. 21. Forensic odontology / Heather J.H. Edgar and Anna L.M. Rautman ; 22. Estimating age, sex, and individual ID from teeth / Christopher W. Schmidt ; 23. Indicators of idiosyncratic behavior in the dentition / Christopher M. Stojanowski, Kent M. Johnson, Kathleen S. Paul, and Charisse L. Carver ; 24. Dentition, behavior, and diet determination / Kristin L. Krueger -- Part VIII. Dental Health and Disease. 25. Crown wear : identification and categorization / Scott E. Burnett ; 26. Caries : the ancient scourge / Daniel H. Temple ; 27. Dental stress indicators from micro- to macroscopic / Debbie Guatelli-Steinberg ; 28. A host of other dental diseases and disorders / Greg C. Nelson -- Part IX. The Future of Dental Anthropology. 29. New directions in dental development research / John P. Hunter and Debra Guatelli-Steinberg ; 30. Chemical and isotopic analyses of dental tissues / Louise T. Humphrey ; 31. Non-invasive imaging techniques / José Braga.
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Part I. Context. 1. Introduction to dental anthropology / Joel D. Irish and G. Richard Scott ; 2. A brief history of dental anthropology / G. Richard Scott -- Part II. Dental Evolution. 3. Origins and functions of teeth : from "toothed" worms to mammals / Peter S. Ungar ; 4. The teeth of prosimians, monkeys, and apes / Frank P. Cuozzo ; 5. The hominins. 1, Australopithecines and their ancestors / Lucas K. Delezene ; 6. The hominins. 2, The genus Homo / Maria Martinón-Torres and José María Bermúdez de Castro -- Part III. The Human Dentition. 7. Terms and terminology used in dental anthropology / Joel D. Irish ; 8. Anatomy of individual teeth and tooth classes / Loren R. Lease ; 9. The masticatory system and its function / Peter W. Lucas -- Part IV. Dental Growth and Development. 10. An overview of dental genetics / Toby Hughes, Grant Townsend, and Michelle Bockmann ; 11. Odontogenesis / Edward F. Harris ; 12. Tooth eruption and timing / Helen M. Liversidge ; 13. Tooth classes, field concepts, and symmetry / Grant Townsend, Alan Brook, Robin Yong, and Toby Hughes -- Part V. Dental Histology from the Inside Out. 14. The pulp cavity and its contents / Scott S. Legge and Anna M. Hardin ; 15. Dentine and cementum structure and properties / Nancy Tang, Adeline Le Cabec, and Daniel Antoine ; 16. Enamel structure and properties / Daniel Antoine and Simon Hillson -- Part VI. Dental Morphometric Variation in Populations. 17. Identifying and recording key morphological (nonmetric) crown and root traits / G. Richard Scott, Christopher Maier, and Kelly Heim ; 18. Assessing dental nonmetric variation among populations / Joel D. Irish ; 19. Measurement of tooth size (odontometrics) / Brian E. Hemphill ; 20. Assessing odontometric variation among populations / Brian E. Hemphill -- Part VII. Dental Morphometric Variation in Individuals. 21. Forensic odontology / Heather J.H. Edgar and Anna L.M. Rautman ; 22. Estimating age, sex, and individual ID from teeth / Christopher W. Schmidt ; 23. Indicators of idiosyncratic behavior in the dentition / Christopher M. Stojanowski, Kent M. Johnson, Kathleen S. Paul, and Charisse L. Carver ; 24. Dentition, behavior, and diet determination / Kristin L. Krueger -- Part VIII. Dental Health and Disease. 25. Crown wear : identification and categorization / Scott E. Burnett ; 26. Caries : the ancient scourge / Daniel H. Temple ; 27. Dental stress indicators from micro- to macroscopic / Debbie Guatelli-Steinberg ; 28. A host of other dental diseases and disorders / Greg C. Nelson -- Part IX. The Future of Dental Anthropology. 29. New directions in dental development research / John P. Hunter and Debra Guatelli-Steinberg ; 30. Chemical and isotopic analyses of dental tissues / Louise T. Humphrey ; 31. Non-invasive imaging techniques / José Braga.

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