Dental evolution in prehistoric Native Americans of the Ohio valley area. I. Wear and pathology

@inproceedings{Sciulli1997DentalEI,
  title={Dental evolution in prehistoric Native Americans of the Ohio valley area. I. Wear and pathology},
  author={Paul W. Sciulli},
  year={1997}
}
Temporal patterns of tooth wear rates (loss of crown height) and dental pathologies (caries, abscess, and tooth loss) are estimated for 40 Native American populations of the upper Ohio River valley area ranging in time from the Late Archaic (ca. 3500 years BP) to Protohistoric times (ca. 350 years BP). Within this time span three ‘dental cultural ecological environments’ are recognized: high rates of wear, low frequencies of pathology (Late Archaic), low rates of wear, low frequencies of… CONTINUE READING

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