tooth wear


Summary: Loss of the tooth substance by chemical or mechanical processes

Top Publications

  1. Rabenold D, Pearson O. Scratching the surface: a critique of Lucas et al. (2013)'s conclusion that phytoliths do not abrade enamel. J Hum Evol. 2014;74:130-133 pubmed publisher
  2. Modesto Mata M, García Campos C, Martín Francés L, Martínez de Pinillos M, García González R, Quintino Y, et al. New methodology to reconstruct in 2-D the cuspal enamel of modern human lower molars. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2017;163:824-834 pubmed publisher
    ..This new methodology can be easily exportable to other modern human populations, the human fossil record and forensic sciences. ..
  3. Watson J, Haas R. Dental evidence for wild tuber processing among Titicaca Basin foragers 7000 ybp. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2017;164:117-130 pubmed publisher
    ..Five of the 11 individuals exhibit lingual surface attrition of the maxillary anterior teeth (LSAMAT). Tooth wear rates, molar wear plane, and caries rates are consistent with terrestrial foraging and a diverse diet...