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Pathology

Claire Nightingale and Jonathan Sandy

in Illustrated Questions in Orthodontics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198714828
eISBN:
9780191916793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714828.003.0021
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry


Monks and Kings Intervene: The Kandy Perahara in Central Śrī Lanka

Paul Younger

in Playing Host to Deity: Festival Religion in the South Indian Tradition

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140446
eISBN:
9780199834907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140443.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The festival in Kandy in the highlands of central Sri Lanka is unusual because in the eighteenth century, an older festival tradition was transformed by an order of the emperor Krti or Rajasimha to ... More


 The Enshrining of the Relics

Stephen C. Berkwitz

in The History of the Buddha's Relic Shrine: A Translation of the Sinhala Thūpavaṃsa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195301397
eISBN:
9780199785100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301397.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter presents an English translation of the Sinhala Thūpavaṃsa, focusing on the seven relics that were not scattered into smaller pieces: the four Tooth Relics, the two Collar Bone Relics, ... More


STRUCTURE REFINEMENTS

Sander Van Smaalen

in Incommensurate Crystallography

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198570820
eISBN:
9780191718762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570820.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter provides a complete account of the method of structure refinement of incommensurately modulated structures and incommensurate composite crystals. Modulation functions for displacive ... More


Does the Joker Have Six-Inch Teeth?

Roy T. Cook

in The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462388
eISBN:
9781626746831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462388.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Cook’s simple question belies a deep and careful exploration – and ultimately a refutation – of the “panel transparency thesis”: the premise that “characters, objects, events, and locations within ... More


A World View of Bioculturally Modified Teeth

Scott E. Burnett and Joel D. Irish (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054834
eISBN:
9780813053325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054834.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The subject of this volume is intentional dental modification—changing the human appearance by removing teeth, or otherwise altering their shape, surface, or color. It has been practiced, in one form ... More


Removable appliances

Claire Nightingale and Jonathan Sandy

in Illustrated Questions in Orthodontics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198714828
eISBN:
9780191916793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714828.003.0022
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry


Fixed appliances

Claire Nightingale and Jonathan Sandy

in Illustrated Questions in Orthodontics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198714828
eISBN:
9780191916793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714828.003.0024
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry


Anchorage

Claire Nightingale and Jonathan Sandy

in Illustrated Questions in Orthodontics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198714828
eISBN:
9780191916793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714828.003.0025
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry


Hair-Trigger Mouse Traps with Teeth

Carolyn M. King and Roger A. Powell

in The Natural History of Weasels and Stoats: Ecology, Behavior, and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195322712
eISBN:
9780199894239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322712.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter introduces readers to the most important features of the weasels: their long, thin body, short legs, and short fur — the consequences of their specialized lifestyle as hunters of small ... More


The Female in Aristotle's Biology: Reason or Rationalization

Robert Mayhew

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226512006
eISBN:
9780226512020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512020.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

While Aristotle's writings on biology are considered to be among his best, the comments he makes about females in these works are widely regarded as the nadir of his philosophical oeuvre. Among many ... More


Biological tissue

G. A. D. Briggs and O. V. Kolosov

in Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Biological tissue: The elastic properties of biological tissue show much greater contrast than their optical properties. Cells can be imaged in an aqueous medium, so that the ... More


Long-term management of direct restorations

Avijit Banerjee and Timothy F. Watson

in Pickard's Guide to Minimally Invasive Operative Dentistry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198712091
eISBN:
9780191916779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712091.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

As has been emphasized throughout this book, minimum intervention oral/dental care involves more than just the minimally invasive operative treatment of the ... More


Anomalies of tooth formation and eruption

S. Parekh and K. Harley

in Paediatric Dentistry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198789277
eISBN:
9780191917103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789277.003.0022
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

Both the primary and permanent dentitions may be affected by variations in the number, size, and form of the teeth, as well as the structure of the dental hard ... More


Oral Health

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss, and Kate W. Harris

in The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What works to promote health?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195151091
eISBN:
9780199864973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the conclusions and recommendations from the Task Force on interventions to prevent or control dental caries (tooth decay), oral (mouth) and pharyngeal (throat) cancers, and ... More


Changing the Face of America: Water Fluoridation and Oral Health

Brian A. Burt and Scott L. Tomar

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.14
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

During the early- to mid-1900s, dental caries (i.e., tooth decay), frequently associated with uncomfortable treatment and tooth loss, was one of life's less pleasant certainties. However, the dental ... More


Detection, diagnosis, and recording in the clinic

Edwina Kidd and Ole Fejerskov

in Essentials of Dental Caries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198738268
eISBN:
9780191916861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738268.003.0005
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

In Chapter 1 it was stressed that while all dental biofilms exhibit intense metabolic activity, only biofilms where a shift in metabolic activity towards an enhanced ... More


When should a dentist restore a cavity?

Edwina Kidd and Ole Fejerskov

in Essentials of Dental Caries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198738268
eISBN:
9780191916861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738268.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

At the start of this book it was commented that some dentists see restorative dentistry (fillings) as the treatment of dental caries. These dentists see prevention of ... More


Bones, Teeth, and History

Alessandra Sperduti, Luca Bondioli, Oliver E. Craig, Tracy Prowse, and Peter Garnsey

in The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195988
eISBN:
9781400889730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195988.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses human bones and teeth, which are the primary databank for biological anthropologists. The topic has aroused little interest among historians of antiquity. The beginnings of an ... More


Bones and Teeth under the Microscope

Marcelo Sánchez

in Embryos in Deep Time: The Rock Record of Biological Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271937
eISBN:
9780520952300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271937.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The most important piece of equipment for most paleontologists, besides the hammer, is the microscope. The microscope enables the study of the tissue microstructure of fossils, in particular the ... More


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