Paleopathological Analysis of Teeth and Jaws Obtained from Kelenderis Excavations

Cirak A., ÇIRAK M. T. , ERKMAN A. C.

OLBA, cilt.21, ss.1-25, 2013 (AHCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Dergi Adı: OLBA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1-25


As teeth and surrounding tissues have a different biological structure and anatomy, there is no doubt that they are more reliable and available than other parts of a skeleton. Teeth are the easiest caries and wearing organisms although they are more resistant than other parts of the body. Pathological situations as dental caries, tooth wear, abscess, tartar and periodontal diseases deliver more information such as the eating habits and the general health status of the population than other parts of the skeleton.