Forensic Odontology

Forensic Dentistry deals with the collection, evaluation and proper handling of dental evidence in order to assist law enforcement officers and in civil / criminal proceedings. The role of such an expert is to identify bodies and skeletal remains from dental records, reconstruct faces from skulls as well as connect the crime scene with whatever little evidence is available from the scene

Forensic dentistry (odontology) is a vital branch of forensic science that involves the application of dental knowledge, primarily for the identification of human remains. Forensic medical specialty is that the correct handling, examination and analysis of dental proof, which can be then given within the interest of justice. The proof which will be derived from teeth is that the age (in children) and identification of the person to whom the teeth belong. this can be done victimization dental records together with radiographs, ante-mortem (prior to death) and post-mortem (after death) images and polymer. "Forensic odontology" springs from Latin, that means a forum or wherever legal matters ar mentioned.

 

  • Bite mark analysis
  • Lip print analysis
  • Rugae print identification
  • Dental investigations in mass disaster accidents

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