Dental caries prevalence as a product of agriculture and subsistence pattern at the Yean-ri site, South Korea.

@article{Fujita2011DentalCP,
  title={Dental caries prevalence as a product of agriculture and subsistence pattern at the Yean-ri site, South Korea.},
  author={Hisashi Fujita and Hiroaki Hashimoto and Shin'ya Shoda and Takao K Suzuki},
  journal={Caries research},
  year={2011},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={
          524-31
        }
}
Yean-ri human skeletal remains from South Korea have been dated to the fourth to seventh century AD. They have morphological similarities to immigrants of the Yayoi period excavated in northern Kyushu and Yamaguchi prefecture in Japan. The overall dental caries prevalence was 8.1% in the Yean-ri skeletal remains, indicating a much lower prevalence than that of most Yayoi immigrant skeletal remains from Japan, although similar to that of the Kofun people (8.3%) in Japan. There was no significant… CONTINUE READING