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Are there any similarities and/or differences in sex determination methods used in forensic dentistry and paleodontology?

Keywords: Sex Determination , Paleodontology , Forensic Dentistry

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Estimation of sex is one of the most important procedures in the identification of an unknown person. Teeth are a potential source of information in that process. Estimation of sex in paleodontology is based on two approaches: visual inspection and statistical analysis. Many techniques have been developed within these two approaches. Forensic dentistry and paleodontology are two disciplines that share common observation platforms and methodology.

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