Racial characteristics of human teeth with special emphasis on the Mongoloid dentition

Yaacob, Hashim and Nambiar, Phrabhakaran and Naidu, Murali D.K. (1996) Racial characteristics of human teeth with special emphasis on the Mongoloid dentition. The Malaysian Journal of Pathology, 18 (1). pp. 1-7. ISSN 0126-8635,


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Determining the racial affinity of an unknown individual from dentition for identification is indeed a difficult endeavour. However, there are certain dental characteristics which are predominant in certain racial groups and these contribute important indicators in the identification process. Inherited dental characteristics are modified by prenatal and postnatal environmental and nutritional conditions. They can also become less discernible due to admixture of the various races.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Cited By (since 1996): 4 Export Date: 30 September 2012 Source: Scopus PubMed ID: 10879216 Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Yaacob, H.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dental characteristics; Heredity; Mongoloids; Caucasoids; Australoids; Negroids
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry > Dept of General Dental Practice And Oral & Maxillofacial Imaging
Depositing User: Mr Ahmad Azwan Azman
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2012 01:27
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2018 04:04
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/3866

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