Dermatoglyphics in periodontics: An assessment of the relationship between fingerprints and periodontal status - A cross-sectional observation study.


CONTEXT Widespread interest in epidermal ridges developed only in the last several decades; however, it is still at infancy in the world of dentistry. The word "dermatoglyphics" comes from two Greek words (derma: Skin and glyphe: Carve) and refers to the epidermal skin ridge formations which appear on the fingers, palms of the hands, and soles of the feet… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/ijdr.IJDR_621_16


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