ABSTRACT

Advances in forensic odontology have led to improvements in dental identification for individual cases as well as in disaster victim identification (DVI). New and updated technologies mean advances in bitemark analysis and age estimation. Growth in the field has strengthened missing persons networks leading to more and faster identifications of un

chapter 1|40 pages

- History of Forensic Odontology

ByBARRY E. LIPTON, DENISE C. MURMANN, EDWARD J. PAVLIK

chapter 2|20 pages

- Forensic Pathology

ByGARY T. SIMMONS

chapter 3|14 pages

- Science and Forensic Odontology

ByMARY A. BUSH, VERONIQUE F. DELATTRE

chapter 4|54 pages

- Dental Identification

ByGARY M. BERMAN, MARY A. BUSH, PETER J. BUSH, ADAM J. FREEMAN, PETER W. LOOMIS, RAYMOND G. MILLER

chapter 5|30 pages

- Dental, Oral, and Maxillofacial Radiographic Features of Forensic Interest

ByROBERT A. DANFORTH, EDWARD E. HERSCHAFT, AND RICHARD A. WEEMS

chapter 6|34 pages

- Disaster Victim Identification

ByGARY M. BERMAN, BRYAN CHRZ, LILLIAN A. NAWROCKI, KENNETH P. HERMSEN, RAYMOND G. MILLER, AND RICHARD A. WEEMS

chapter 7|18 pages

- Missing and Unidentified Persons

BySTEPHANIE A. KAVANAUGH AND JOHN E. FILIPPI

chapter 8|46 pages

- Dental Age Estimation

ByJAMES M. LEWIS, DAVID R. SENN

chapter 9|68 pages

- Bitemarks

ByJON CURTIS DAILEY, GREGORY S. GOLDEN, DAVID R. SENN, AND FRANKLIN D. WRIGHT

chapter 10|30 pages

- Animal Bitemarks

ByKENNETH F. COHRN

chapter 11|22 pages

- Abuse and Violence

ByJOHN P. KENNEY, JOHN D. MCDOWELL, DUANE E. SPENCER

chapter 12|20 pages

- Jurisprudence and Expert Witness Testimony

ByROBERT E. BARSLEY, THOMAS J. DAVID, ROGER D. METCALF

chapter 13|8 pages

- Organized Forensic Dentistry

ByADAM J. FREEMAN AND BRUCE A. SCHRADER

chapter 14|28 pages

- Becoming Involved in Forensic Odontology

ByKATHLEEN A. KASPER, DENISE C. MURMANN