Dimensional characteristics of the Filipino dentition.

  title={Dimensional characteristics of the Filipino dentition.},
  author={Rosario H. Yap Potter and A B Alcazaren and F M Herbosa and J Tomaneng},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={55 1},
This study concerns odontometric analysis of the Tagalog Filipinos in Manila, Philippines. Mesiodistal and buccolingual dimensions of the permanent dentition, a total of 56 variables, were studied in 100 males and 152 females. Results showed that their absolute tooth size was small. Relative tooth size, however, seemed to reflect their Southeast Asian Mongoloid origin. From univariate analysis, considerable male-female differences were shown in most of the variables studied. When correlation… CONTINUE READING
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