“Every Contact Leaves Its Trace”-Insight into Recent Advances of Forensic Odontology
Journal of Cancer Treatment and Research
Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015, Pages: 1-7
Received: Sep. 9, 2014; Accepted: Feb. 1, 2015; Published: Feb. 15, 2015
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Sumalatha S., Department of Orthodontics & Orthopaedics, M.S.Ramaiah Dental College & Hospital,Bangalore, India
Padmaja S., Department of Prosthodontics, Bapuji Dental College and Hospital,Davangere,India
Prafulla Thumati, Department of Prosthodontics, DayanandaSagar College of Dental Sciences, Bangalore, India
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Abstract
Forensic dentistry plays a major role in the identification of those individuals who cannot be identified visually or by other means. The unique nature of our dental anatomy and the placement of custom restorations ensure accuracy when the techniques are correctly employed. This article briefs an overview of some of the traditional and upcoming techniques in this fascinating field.
Keywords
Bite Mark, Lenticular card, Dental Profiling, CAHID, Memory Card, ALIAS, VCM, Mini STR
To cite this article
Sumalatha S., Padmaja S., Prafulla Thumati, “Every Contact Leaves Its Trace”-Insight into Recent Advances of Forensic Odontology, Journal of Cancer Treatment and Research. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2015, pp. 1-7. doi: 10.11648/j.jctr.20150301.11
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