Sexual dimorphism in modern human permanent teeth.

@article{Schwartz2005SexualDI,
  title={Sexual dimorphism in modern human permanent teeth.},
  author={Gary T. Schwartz and M. Christopher Dean},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2005},
  volume={128 2},
  pages={312-7}
}
On average, males possess larger tooth crowns than females in contemporary human populations, although the degree of dimorphism varies within different populations. In previous studies, different amounts of either enamel or dentine were implicated as the cause of this dimorphism. In this study, we attempt to determine the nature of sexual dimorphism in the crowns of permanent modern human teeth and to determine if two contrasting tooth types (permanent third molars and canines) show identical… CONTINUE READING

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