Morphometric analysis of canine in gender determination: revisited in India.

@article{Paramkusam2014MorphometricAO,
  title={Morphometric analysis of canine in gender determination: revisited in India.},
  author={Geetha Paramkusam and Lakshmi Kavitha Nadendla and Revath Vyas Devulapalli and Archana Pokala},
  journal={Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={
          425-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Teeth are excellent material for anthropological, genetic and odontologic investigations in both living and dead population. Canines are the ideal teeth for identification of sex, due to its sexual dimorphism and durability in the oral cavity. This study tests the effectiveness of the canine tooth in predicting sex of an individual. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study involved 60 males and 60 females between the age group of 20-30 years. Mesio-distal (MD) widths of maxillary… CONTINUE READING
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