Mary A Bush

Summary

Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection and classification of composite resins in incinerated teeth for forensic purposes
    Mary A Bush
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 51:636-42. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The crash of Colgan Air flight 3407: Advanced techniques in victim identification
    Mary Bush
    School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:1352-6. 2011
  3. doi request reprint A study of multiple bitemarks inflicted in human skin by a single dentition using geometric morphometric analysis
    Mary A Bush
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 211:1-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Similarity and match rates of the human dentition in three dimensions: relevance to bitemark analysis
    Mary A Bush
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Int J Legal Med 125:779-84. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Statistical evidence for the similarity of the human dentition
    Mary A Bush
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 56:118-23. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Inquiry into the scientific basis for bitemark profiling and arbitrary distortion compensation
    Mary A Bush
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 55:976-83. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The response of skin to applied stress: investigation of bitemark distortion in a cadaver model
    Mary A Bush
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 55:71-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Biomechanical factors in human dermal bitemarks in a cadaver model
    Mary A Bush
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, South Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 54:167-76. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Uniqueness of the dentition as impressed in human skin: a cadaver model
    Raymond G Miller
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 54:909-14. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Patterns of variation and match rates of the anterior biting dentition: characteristics of a database of 3D-scanned dentitions
    H David Sheets
    Department of Physics, Canisius College, 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14208, USA
    J Forensic Sci 58:60-8. 2013

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection and classification of composite resins in incinerated teeth for forensic purposes
    Mary A Bush
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 51:636-42. 2006
    ..The data produced are immediately useful for resin identification in forensics, and comparative analysis can be readily performed using standard equipment. This work represents the initial stage of database generation...
  2. ncbi request reprint The crash of Colgan Air flight 3407: Advanced techniques in victim identification
    Mary Bush
    School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:1352-6. 2011
    ..In addition, dental materials can be analyzed and identified according to brand, even if the materials have been cremated...
  3. doi request reprint A study of multiple bitemarks inflicted in human skin by a single dentition using geometric morphometric analysis
    Mary A Bush
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 211:1-8. 2011
    ..These initial results indicate that when multiple suspects possess similar dentitions, bitemark analysis should be approached with caution...
  4. doi request reprint Similarity and match rates of the human dentition in three dimensions: relevance to bitemark analysis
    Mary A Bush
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Int J Legal Med 125:779-84. 2011
    ..Conclusions indicate that a zero match rate cannot be claimed for the population studied...
  5. doi request reprint Statistical evidence for the similarity of the human dentition
    Mary A Bush
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 56:118-23. 2011
    ..Results indicate that given experimental measurement parameters, statements of dental uniqueness with respect to bitemark analysis in an open population are unsupportable and that use of the product rule is inappropriate...
  6. doi request reprint Inquiry into the scientific basis for bitemark profiling and arbitrary distortion compensation
    Mary A Bush
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 55:976-83. 2010
    ..Features were present/absent that were inconsistent with the biter's dentition. Conclusions indicate bitemark profiling and arbitrary distortion compensation may be inadvisable...
  7. doi request reprint The response of skin to applied stress: investigation of bitemark distortion in a cadaver model
    Mary A Bush
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 55:71-6. 2010
    ..When the surface area of the dentition was reduced, a mixture of these effects was observed. Conclusions indicated that stiffness of the tissue was the most important variable in bitemark distortion...
  8. doi request reprint Biomechanical factors in human dermal bitemarks in a cadaver model
    Mary A Bush
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, South Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 54:167-76. 2009
    ..The overall intercanine, mesial to distal, and angle of rotation distortion was calculated. Of the 23 bites made, none were measurably identical, and in some cases, dramatic distortion was noted...
  9. doi request reprint Uniqueness of the dentition as impressed in human skin: a cadaver model
    Raymond G Miller
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 54:909-14. 2009
    ..Results showed difficulty distinguishing the biter from individuals with similarly aligned dentitions and in some cases, an incorrect biter appeared better correlated to the bite...
  10. doi request reprint Patterns of variation and match rates of the anterior biting dentition: characteristics of a database of 3D-scanned dentitions
    H David Sheets
    Department of Physics, Canisius College, 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14208, USA
    J Forensic Sci 58:60-8. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the concept of dental uniqueness with regard to bitemark analysis should be approached with caution...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of systematic dental shape modification in bitemarks
    Hannah Holtkötter
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, United States
    Forensic Sci Int 228:61-9. 2013
    ..Numerous bitemarks also exhibited arch flattening, consistent with recent studies showing arch width as the principal variable in a bitemark...
  12. ncbi request reprint The use of ultraviolet LED illumination for composite resin removal: an in vitro study
    Mary A Bush
    State University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Gen Dent 58:e214-8. 2010
    ..Based on the results of this study, the use of UV illumination can be a useful technique for determining if composite resin has been removed completely...
  13. doi request reprint Analytical survey of restorative resins by SEM/EDS and XRF: databases for forensic purposes
    Mary A Bush
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 53:419-25. 2008
    ..However, by creation of a custom spectral library, it was possible to distinguish resin brand and bone and tooth from other substances...
  14. doi request reprint Identification of incinerated root canal filling materials after exposure to high heat incineration
    Joseph D Bonavilla
    Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 53:412-8. 2008
    ..This work represents the initial stage of database generation for root canal filling materials for use as an aid in forensic identification...
  15. doi request reprint Dental shape match rates in selected and orthodontically treated populations in New York State: a two-dimensional study
    H David Sheets
    Department of Physics, Canisius College, 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Forensic Sci 56:621-6. 2011
    ..Results of studying these populations show that dental matches can occur, and that statements of certainty concerning individualization in such populations should be approached with caution...
  16. ncbi request reprint Identification through X-ray fluorescence analysis of dental restorative resin materials: a comprehensive study of noncremated, cremated, and processed-cremated individuals
    Mary A Bush
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, B1 Squire Hall, S Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 52:157-65. 2007
    ..This study showed the utility of XRF as an analytical tool for forensic odontology and also the significance of the role of restorative resins in victim identification, even after cremation...
  17. doi request reprint Ultraviolet illumination as an adjunctive aid in dental inspection
    Arnold S Hermanson
    Laboratory for Forensic Odontology Research, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Forensic Sci 53:408-11. 2008
    ..Porcelain restorations and composite resin fillings exhibited different responses to these two wavelengths and thus use of both is recommended for forensic dental inspection...
  18. doi request reprint Mathematical matching of a dentition to bitemarks: use and evaluation of affine methods
    H David Sheets
    Department of Physics, Canisius College, 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14208, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 207:111-8. 2011
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