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ICV 2018: 74.52

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2020, Vol. 6 Issue 1, Part B

Role of forensic odontology in human identification: A review

AUTHOR(S): Saurabh Jain, Kusum Singh, Madhukar Gupta, Gajendra Bagri, Dharmendra Kumar Vashistha and Rajeev Soangra
ABSTRACT:Forensic Odontology is a relatively new science that utilizes the dentist’s knowledge to serve the judicial system. Worldwide, dentists qualified in forensic science are giving expert opinion in cases related to human identification, bite mark analysis, craniofacial trauma and malpractice. Human identification relies heavily on the quality of dental records; however Forensic Odontologists can still contribute to the identity investigation in the absence of dental records through profiling the deceased person using features related to teeth.
Pages: 109-111  |  168 Views  11 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Saurabh Jain, Kusum Singh, Madhukar Gupta, Gajendra Bagri, Dharmendra Kumar Vashistha and Rajeev Soangra. Role of forensic odontology in human identification: A review. International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences. 2020; 6(1): 109-111.
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