Role and importance of forensic odontology in identification

Hegde, Puneeth and Gupta, Lokendra (2014) Role and importance of forensic odontology in identification. International Interdisciplinary Journal of Scientific Research, 1 (3). pp. 64-69. ISSN 2200-9833

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Abstract

The forensic odontologists playa very important role in assisting the forensic team and investigating team in identification of corpuses found in natural disasters and homicides where fragmentation and thermal injuries are common. Since tooth is a calcified structure and is resistant to high or low temperatures and is adequately strong to resist trauma, the teeth maybe the only structures left behind intact in most of the cases.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Prosthodontics
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2015 09:16
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2015 09:16
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144188

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