Dental caries, tooth wear and diet in an adult medieval (12th-14th century) population from mediterranean France.

@article{Esclassan2009DentalCT,
  title={Dental caries, tooth wear and diet in an adult medieval (12th-14th century) population from mediterranean France.},
  author={R{\'e}mi Esclassan and A. M. Grimoud and M. P. Ruas and Richard Donat and Andr{\'e} Sevin and F Asti{\'e} and S{\'a}nchez Lucas and Eric Crub{\'e}zy},
  journal={Archives of oral biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={
          287-97
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The aims of the present work were to determine the frequency and distribution of caries and tooth wear on paired maxillae of a mediaeval sample from southwest France in which the sex of the remains had been established, and to make a relation with the diet of this population. MATERIALS AND METHODS The sample analysed consisted of the dental remains of 58 adult individuals (29 men and 29 women) excavated from the mediaeval cemetery of the archaeological site of Vilarnau d'Amont… CONTINUE READING

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