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Dental Autopsy

Organized in a concise but thorough format, this book offers complete procedures for performing autopsies on teeth and jaws and shows how to preserve evidence of dental interest, whether from teeth and jaws or from bite marks.

By William E. Silver,

Richard R. Souviron,

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A complete handbook for active investigators and examiners, this volume details protocols employed by one of the most prominent and busiest medical examination laboratories in the world. Organized in a concise but thorough format, it offers complete procedures for performing autopsies on teeth and jaws and shows how to preserve evidence of dental interest, whether from teeth and jaws or from bite marks. It also shows the importance of proper record taking, including the use of charts, radiographs, and photographs in making accurate identification. The scope of the book goes from crime scene intake to remains exhumation, and also covers work with fresh, decomposed, and skeletal remains.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Forensic Odontology

Medical Autopsy

Forensic Odontology

Classification of Dental Remains

Role of Dental Professionals

Instrumentation

Crime Scene

Antemortem Records

Postmortem Records—The Dental Autopsy

Methods of Comparison and Identification

Mass Disaster

Facial Approximation

Odontoglyphics—Bitemarks

The Expert Witness

Psychological Consequences

Professional Organizations

Bibliography

Websites (Supplemental)

Appendix

 
Publication:  June 2009
Hardback
Pages:  276
 

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