forensic dentistry

Summary

Summary: The application of dental knowledge to questions of law.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Forensic odontology: the roles and responsibilities of the dentist
    Sylvie Louise Avon
    Faculty of Dentistry, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    J Can Dent Assoc 70:453-8. 2004
  2. ncbi The CSI effect: redefining dentistry's role in forensic sciences
    Theresa S Gonzales
    Orofacial Pain Management Services, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, USA
    Tex Dent J 124:492-510. 2007
  3. ncbi Why a dentist for identification?
    D Sweet
    Department of Oral Biologic and Medical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Dent Clin North Am 45:237-51. 2001
  4. ncbi Identification of victims of catastrophes: introduction to the role of forensic odontology
    E Ndiokwelu
    College of Medicine, Enugu Campus, University of Nigeria
    Odontostomatol Trop 26:33-6. 2003
  5. ncbi Age estimation of Korean children based on dental maturity
    Sang Eon Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry and Dental Research Institute, Seoul National University, Yeongeon Dong 28, Jongno gu, Seoul 110 749, Republic of Korea
    Forensic Sci Int 178:125-31. 2008
  6. ncbi Unidentified bodies and human remains: an Italian glimpse through a European problem
    C Cattaneo
    LabAnOF, Laboratorio di Antropologia e Odontologia Forense, Sezione di Medicina Legale, Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana e Scienze Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 195:167.e1-6. 2010
  7. ncbi DNA profiling and forensic dentistry--a review of the recent concepts and trends
    B C Manjunath
    Department of Public Health Dentistry, Jaipur Dental College, Dhand, Amer Tehsil, NH 8, Jaipur 303101, Rajasthan, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 18:191-7. 2011
  8. ncbi Forensic dentistry: 1. Identification of human remains
    Iain A Pretty
    Dental School and Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Dent Update 34:621-2, 624-6, 629-30 passim. 2007
  9. ncbi A look at forensic dentistry--Part 1: The role of teeth in the determination of human identity
    I A Pretty
    University of Liverpool, UK
    Br Dent J 190:359-66. 2001
  10. pmc Success rates of nuclear short tandem repeat typing from different skeletal elements
    Ana Milos
    International Commission on Missing Persons, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Croat Med J 48:486-93. 2007

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  1. ncbi Forensic odontology: the roles and responsibilities of the dentist
    Sylvie Louise Avon
    Faculty of Dentistry, Laval University, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
    J Can Dent Assoc 70:453-8. 2004
    ..Dental professionals have a major role to play in keeping accurate dental records and providing all necessary information so that legal authorities may recognize malpractice, negligence, fraud or abuse, and identify unknown humans...
  2. ncbi The CSI effect: redefining dentistry's role in forensic sciences
    Theresa S Gonzales
    Orofacial Pain Management Services, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, USA
    Tex Dent J 124:492-510. 2007
  3. ncbi Why a dentist for identification?
    D Sweet
    Department of Oral Biologic and Medical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Dent Clin North Am 45:237-51. 2001
    ..By examining the dental traits and characteristics of one or many bodies, it is possible for the odontologist to provide the corpse with its identity and satisfy a basic societal need...
  4. ncbi Identification of victims of catastrophes: introduction to the role of forensic odontology
    E Ndiokwelu
    College of Medicine, Enugu Campus, University of Nigeria
    Odontostomatol Trop 26:33-6. 2003
    ..This role has not been recognised in most countries, particularly developing countries, where forensic odontology has been restricted to legal affairs...
  5. ncbi Age estimation of Korean children based on dental maturity
    Sang Eon Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry and Dental Research Institute, Seoul National University, Yeongeon Dong 28, Jongno gu, Seoul 110 749, Republic of Korea
    Forensic Sci Int 178:125-31. 2008
    ..0 year of the actual age in 92.0% of male and 92.5% of female subjects. Collectively, the data of the present study can be used as a reference for dental maturity and a standard for age estimation of Korean children...
  6. ncbi Unidentified bodies and human remains: an Italian glimpse through a European problem
    C Cattaneo
    LabAnOF, Laboratorio di Antropologia e Odontologia Forense, Sezione di Medicina Legale, Dipartimento di Morfologia Umana e Scienze Biomediche, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 195:167.e1-6. 2010
    ..This study aims at revealing the problem and hopefully may provide some food for thought for forensic pathologists, anthropologists and odontologists so that they may focus on this issue and on possible solutions in their countries...
  7. ncbi DNA profiling and forensic dentistry--a review of the recent concepts and trends
    B C Manjunath
    Department of Public Health Dentistry, Jaipur Dental College, Dhand, Amer Tehsil, NH 8, Jaipur 303101, Rajasthan, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 18:191-7. 2011
    ..The fast technological advancements in DNA research have revolutionized the field of forensic medicine and the present work was undertaken to provide an insight in to the recent concepts of DNA profiling in Forensic dentistry.
  8. ncbi Forensic dentistry: 1. Identification of human remains
    Iain A Pretty
    Dental School and Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Dent Update 34:621-2, 624-6, 629-30 passim. 2007
    ..CLINICAL RELEVANCE: The purpose of this review is to describe the techniques employed by forensic dentists to identify human remains and also to provide details of some of the novel developments within this area...
  9. ncbi A look at forensic dentistry--Part 1: The role of teeth in the determination of human identity
    I A Pretty
    University of Liverpool, UK
    Br Dent J 190:359-66. 2001
    b>Forensic dentistry can be defined in many ways. One of the more elegant definitions is simply that forensic dentistry represents the overlap between the dental and the legal professions...
  10. pmc Success rates of nuclear short tandem repeat typing from different skeletal elements
    Ana Milos
    International Commission on Missing Persons, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Croat Med J 48:486-93. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi DNA research in forensic dentistry
    I Lijnen
    School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol 23:511-7. 2001
    DNA analysis has recently been introduced to forensic dentistry and is now frequently used in identifying individuals or determining the origin of certain tissues. This review reports on teeth and saliva as a source of DNA...
  12. ncbi Electronic health record for forensic dentistry
    J Zvarova
    Center of Biomedical Informatics, Institute of Computer Science AS CR, Pod Vodarenskou vezi 2, 182 07 Prague 8, Czech Republic
    Methods Inf Med 47:8-13. 2008
    To identify support of structured data entry for electronic health record application in forensic dentistry.
  13. ncbi Forensic dentistry: an overview for the general dentist
    Ronald D Bushick
    Temple University School of Dentistry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Gen Dent 54:48-52; quiz 53. 2006
    ..The principles of identification may be applied to one victim or multiple victims...
  14. ncbi DNA typing from skeletal remains: evaluation of multiplex and megaplex STR systems on DNA isolated from bone and teeth samples
    A Alonso
    , , Madrid, Spain
    Croat Med J 42:260-6. 2001
    ....
  15. ncbi [Positive identification of a body found in a wood]
    Marit Vandenbruaene
    Rev Belge Med Dent (1984) 60:263-72. 2005
    ..An identification of unknown remains is presented as an example of an interdisciplinary forensic investigation...
  16. ncbi Comparative study on the chronology of third molar mineralization in a Japanese and a German population
    Andreas Olze
    Institute of Legal Medicine Charité, Humboldt University Berlin, Hannoversche Strasse 6, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 5:S256-60. 2003
    ..In addition to forensic age determination in living persons, the presented reference data can also be used for age estimations of unidentified deceased persons and skeletons...
  17. ncbi The gander disaster: dental identification in a military tragedy
    Robert B Brannon
    Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Department, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
    J Forensic Sci 48:1331-5. 2003
    ..Therefore, this article documents the dental team's organization, methodology, and a variety of remarkable problems that the team encountered...
  18. ncbi [Importance of comparative odontological research in the whole entirety of identification proceedings on the base of the skull]]
    Dorota Lorkiewicz-Muszyńska
    Katedry Medycyny Sadowej Akademii Medycznej w Poznaniu
    Arch Med Sadowej Kryminol 52:7-19. 2002
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  19. ncbi Promotion of the use of a thermoplastic material to aid in the identification of unidentified human remains
    Duane E Spencer
    J Calif Dent Assoc 32:882-4. 2004
    ..Experts in DNA analysis and tracking should address the issues of DNA and scent...
  20. ncbi Are a minimum number of concordant matches needed to establish identity in forensic odontology?
    A B Acharya
    Forensic Odontology Unit, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    J Forensic Odontostomatol 21:6-13. 2003
    ..Rather, the findings of this study reinforce the view that each case has its own individuality and should be treated as such...
  21. ncbi Radiographic evaluation of third molar development in Spanish children and young people
    María Victoria Bolaños
    Department of Childhood Integrated Dentistry, Facultad de Odontologia, Universidad de Granada, Edificio Máximo, Campus de Cartuja s n, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 133:212-9. 2003
    ..However, the presence/absence of the third molar can be predicted in 82.82% of cases when there is some degree of calcification of mandibular second molars and second premolars...
  22. ncbi The killing field of Khao Lak: forensic odontology in Thailand tsunami victim identification
    Peng Hui Tan
    Singapore Armed Forces Medical Corps, Health Sciences Authority, Singapore
    Singapore Dent J 27:41-50. 2005
    ..First, in December 2004 as part of a Singapore Police Force Disaster Victim Identification team deployed in Khao Lak, and later in July 2005 at the Thai Tsunami Victim Identification Information Management Centre in Phuket...
  23. ncbi Forensic aspects of maxillofacial radiology
    R E Wood
    Bureau of Legal Dentistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Forensic Sci Int 159:S47-55. 2006
    ..There are gaps in the science where radiological methods are used. The author offers several suggestions for possible research projects to close some of these gaps...
  24. ncbi Reproducibility of radiographic stage assessment of third molars
    K S Dhanjal
    Paediatric Dentistry, Dental Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Turner Street, London E1 2AD, United Kingdom
    Forensic Sci Int 159:S74-7. 2006
    ..A. Fanning, E.E. Hunt, Age variation of formation stages for ten permanent teeth, J. Dent. Res. 42 (1963) 1490-1502]. CONCLUSIONS: Having clearly defined stages and fewer stages allowed better reproducibility of third molar formation...
  25. ncbi Radiographic evaluation of third molar development in relation to chronological age among Turkish children and youth
    K Orhan
    Department of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Ankara, 06500 Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Forensic Sci Int 165:46-51. 2007
    ..Among the Turkish population, third molar crypt formation is observable at as early as 7 years in both the mandible and maxilla. Agenesis can be determined conclusively if no radiolucent bud is present by age 14...
  26. ncbi Age estimation
    A Schmeling
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Hittorfstr 18, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 165:178-81. 2007
    ..In addition, ethical and medico-legal aspects as well as issues relating to quality assurance are discussed...
  27. ncbi Comparison of dental maturity in children of different ethnic origins: international maturity curves for clinicians
    Nils Chaillet
    Universite de Montreal, Departement d Anthropologie, unité d anthropologie physique, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C3J7, Canada
    J Forensic Sci 50:1164-74. 2005
    ..There are inter-ethnic differences classified in three major groups. Australians have the fastest dental maturation and Koreans have the slowest...
  28. ncbi Third mandibular molar radiological development as an indicator of chronological age in a European population
    Alessandra De Salvia
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Institute of Legal Medicine, Verona University, Policlinico G B Rossi, P le L A Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 146:S9-S12. 2004
    ..We think that age data coming from such evaluation method should be clearly explained to the magistrate in their true statistical significance and limits...
  29. ncbi Dental maturity curves in Finnish children: Demirjian's method revisited and polynomial functions for age estimation
    Nils Chaillet
    Universite de Montreal, Departement d Anthropologie, unité d anthropologie physique, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, H3C3J7 Canada
    J Forensic Sci 49:1324-31. 2004
    ..95 years on average, between 2 and 18 years of age). This suggests that polynomial functions are most useful in forensic sciences, while Demirjian's method is most useful for dental health clinicians...
  30. ncbi Evaluation of chronological age based on third molar development in the Spanish population
    José L Prieto
    Laboratory of Forensic Anthropology and Odontology, Instituto Anatómico Forense, Ciudad Universitaria s n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Int J Legal Med 119:349-54. 2005
    ..Third molar maturity takes place earlier in the Spanish than French-Canadian, Scandinavian, American, German, Japanese and South African populations and is more similar to US Hispanics in root development...
  31. ncbi [Measuring the distance of the wisdom teeth from the occlusal plane as forensic-odontological method for chronological age determination]
    Jürgen S Wedl
    Aus der Zahnklinik der AOK Rheinland, Dusseldorf
    Arch Kriminol 215:77-84. 2005
    ..The upper molars were retained and root development was incomplete...
  32. ncbi [Pneumatic spaces of the zygomatic arch (zygomatic air cell defect) on pantomograms--an aid for age determination and identification]
    Reinhard E Friedrich
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Zahn, Mund, Kiefer und Gesichtschirurgie
    Arch Kriminol 215:151-7. 2005
    ..The presence of ZACD in persons might be valuable for the identification of humans or human remains and for age estimation in addition to other physical and dental findings...
  33. ncbi Dental maturity in South France: A comparison between Demirjian's method and polynomial functions
    Nils Chaillet
    Universite de Montreal, Departement d Anthropologie, unité d anthropologie physique C P 6128, Succursale A, Montreal Quebec, H3C3J7 Canada
    J Forensic Sci 49:1059-66. 2004
    ..The polynomial functions showed the best reliability (1.3% of misclassified) and the percentile methods the best accuracy (more or less 1.2 years, on average, between 2 and 18 years of age)...
  34. ncbi [The impact of wisdom teeth topography on chronology of root formation--forensic consequence for forensic-odontologic age estimation of adolescents and young adults. Radiographic investigations using orthopantomography]
    Reinhard E Friedrich
    Aus der Klinik und Poliklinik für Zahn, Mund, Kiefer und Gesichtschirurgie Nordwestdeutsche Kieferklinik
    Arch Kriminol 216:15-35. 2005
    ..Thereby, the investigation could contribute to age estimation efforts that are carried out on persons with an unknown age and where it is of great importance to precisely determine a person's age, e. g. the age of 18 years or older...
  35. ncbi The application of Kvaal's dental age calculation technique on panoramic dental radiographs
    Nathalie Bosmans
    Department of Forensic Odontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Forensic Sci Int 153:208-12. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate whether this approach could be feasible and could lead to statistically sound results with adequate repeatability when applied on panoramic radiographs...
  36. ncbi Thai tsunami victim identification overview to date
    H James
    Forensic Odontology Unit, University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Forensic Odontostomatol 23:1-18. 2005
    ..To date 1,474 deceased have been identified. Dental comparison has been the primary identifier in 79% of cases and a contributor in another 8%, a total of 87%...
  37. ncbi Death at Wolfgat Nature Reserve
    V M Phillips
    SADJ 59:112, 118. 2004
  38. ncbi Radiographic survey of third molar development in relation to chronological age among Japanese juveniles
    Szilvia Arany
    Division of Forensic Sciences, Department of Social Medicine, Akita University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Hondo, Akita 010, Japan
    J Forensic Sci 49:534-8. 2004
    ..We determined the likelihood that a Japanese youth is older than the relevant age of 18 as defined by legislation in the United States...
  39. ncbi Mass disaster management: the organization of a mass disaster dental identification team
    Allan Warnick
    Alpha Omegan 95:25-37. 2002
  40. ncbi The identification process
    Stuart L Fischman
    Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York, 355 Squire Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214 3008, USA
    Alpha Omegan 95:13-6. 2002
  41. ncbi Dental age in Central Poland
    Ingrid Różyło-Kalinowska
    2nd Department of Medical Radiology, Medical University of Lublin, ul Dudzinskiego 42, 20 815 Lublin 56, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 174:207-16. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the developmental standards used by Demirjian are not suitable in the case of the population of children of Central Poland. Therefore, it is necessary to establish new tables for this population...
  42. ncbi Studies of the chronological course of wisdom tooth eruption in a Japanese population
    A Olze
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Turmstrasse 21, 10559 Berlin, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 174:203-6. 2008
    ....
  43. ncbi Studies of the chronological course of wisdom tooth eruption in a Black African population
    Andreas Olze
    Institut fur Rechtsmedizin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Turmstrasse 21, 10559 Berlin, Germany
    J Forensic Sci 52:1161-3. 2007
    ..Statistical scores were determined for the individual stages separately for both sexes. The data presented here can be utilized for forensic estimation of the minimum and most probable ages of investigated persons...
  44. ncbi Accuracy of age estimation in children using radiograph of developing teeth
    R Cameriere
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Macerata, Via D Minzoni, 62100 Macerata, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 176:173-7. 2008
    ..024), and was significantly less accurate than the Cameriere method (p<0.001). The Willems method was better than that of Demirjian (p=0.0032), but was significantly less accurate than that of Cameriere (p<0.001)...
  45. ncbi Identification of victims from the M/S Estonia
    H Soomer
    Department of Stomatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, L. Puusepa Street 8, Tartu, Estonia
    Int J Legal Med 114:259-62. 2001
    ..Dental identification was established in 57 cases (60%)...
  46. ncbi Future project concerning mass disaster management: a forensic odontology prospectus
    Emilio Nuzzolese
    Int Dent J 57:261-6. 2007
    ..b>Forensic dentistry plays a major role in victim identification...
  47. ncbi Inter-observer variation in methodologies involving the pubic symphysis, sternal ribs, and teeth
    Erin H Kimmerle
    Department of Anthropology, University of South Florida 4202 E Fowler Avenue SOC 107, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Forensic Sci 53:594-600. 2008
    ..Through this investigation it appears the problem lies in the qualitative nature of broad descriptive phase categories, which contain multiple skeletal features and traits that are open to interpretation...
  48. ncbi Accuracy of age estimation of radiographic methods using developing teeth
    M Maber
    Dental Institute, Bart s and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Turner Street, London E1 2AD, UK
    Forensic Sci Int 159:S68-73. 2006
    ..The 95% confidence interval of the mean was least for mean of all developing teeth using Haavikko (age 3-13.99 years), followed by identical values for Demirjian and Willems (sexes combined)...
  49. ncbi The identification of a dismembered human body: a multidisciplinary approach
    Yasar Bilge
    Tip Fakultesi, Ankara Universitesi, Adli Tip Anabilim Dali, Turkey
    Forensic Sci Int 137:141-6. 2003
    ..However, age can be estimated by skeletal, and dental analysis. In this case the performed sex and age analysis lead the research to the selective matching of the missing person's identity...
  50. ncbi Identification of unknown body using DNA analysis and dental characteristics in chest X-ray photograph
    Kiyoshi Minaguchi
    Department of Forensic Odontology, Tokyo Dental College, 1 2 2 Masago, Mihama ku, Chiba 261 8502, Japan
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 46:145-53. 2005
    ....
  51. ncbi The accuracy of three methods of age estimation using radiographic measurements of developing teeth
    H M Liversidge
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, St Bartholomew s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, Turner Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AD, UK
    Forensic Sci Int 131:22-9. 2003
    ..00-8.99 years where age could be predicted to 0.14+/-0.44 years (boys) and 0.10+/-0.32 years (girls). Accuracy was greater for younger children compared to older children and this decreased with age...
  52. ncbi Forensic odontology lessons: multishooting incident at Port Arthur, Tasmania
    Paul T G Taylor
    Department of Forensic Pathology, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Forensic Sci Int 130:174-82. 2002
    ..While acknowledging this, it is important that lessons are learnt from tragedies such as these. This paper is presented with a view to assisting forensic odontologists in the investigation of complex incidents...
  53. ncbi Identifying skeletal remains found in a sewer
    Norman R Goodman
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:1508-13. 2002
    ..The authors present a case report in which all of these modalities were used to identify skeletal remains...
  54. ncbi The chronology of third molar mineralization in the Austrian population--a contribution to forensic age estimation
    A Meinl
    Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Forensic Sci Int 169:161-7. 2007
    ..2%). For medicolegal purposes the likelihood of whether an Austrian individual is older than 18 years or not was determined...
  55. ncbi Identification and analysis of human remains recovered from wells from the 1991 War in Croatia
    Mario Slaus
    Department of Archaeology, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, A Kovacica 5, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Forensic Sci Int 171:37-43. 2007
    ..There is a significantly higher frequency of entrance gunshot wounds to the back of the head, suggestive of execution style murders, in the well series...
  56. ncbi On the applicability of secondary dentin formation to radiological age estimation in young adults
    Alexandra Meinl
    Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Forensic Sci 52:438-41. 2007
    ..2005) resulted in a constant overestimation of age. The statistical analysis of intraobserver and interobserver variation revealed a variation width below 2%, respectively...
  57. ncbi Release of antemortem dental records and radiographs
    Craig L Nelson
    ISFO, Deputy Coroner, Allen County, USA
    J Indiana Dent Assoc 85:32. 2006
  58. ncbi Third molar development according to chronological age in populations from Spanish and Magrebian origin
    Stella Martin-de las Heras
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Forensic Odontology, University of Granada, Avenida de Madrid 11, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 174:47-53. 2008
    ..The results suggest that Demirjian stage for tooth 38 can be considered a good indicator of age in all three populations...
  59. ncbi An assessment of attitudes to, and extent of, the practice of denture marking in South Australia
    P M Alexander
    Forensic Odontology Unit, University of Adelaide
    Aust Dent J 43:337-41. 1998
    Denture marking or labelling is not a new concept in either prosthetic or forensic dentistry and its routine practice has been urged by forensic odontologists internationally for many years...
  60. ncbi [Training and research in forensic medicine: present situation and future challenges for medical schools in Chile]
    Leonardo Gonzalez
    Instituto de Investigación Médico Legal, Temuco, Chile corrected
    Rev Med Chil 133:805-12. 2005
    ..Lawyers need some medical knowledge and physicians must know about forensics...
  61. ncbi Timing of developmental stages in permanent mandibular teeth of Finns from birth to age 25
    Marjatta Elina Nyström
    Department of Orthodontics, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 65:36-43. 2007
    The aim was to provide radiographic data on postnatal development of the 8 mandibular teeth to serve as reference norms in clinical dentistry, forensic dentistry, anthropology, and research.
  62. ncbi Forced oral opening for cadavers with rigor mortis: two approaches for the myotomy on the temporal muscles
    Y Nakayama
    Department of Legal Medicine, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, 19 1 Uchimaru, 020 8505, Morioka, Japan
    Forensic Sci Int 118:37-42. 2001
    b>Forensic dentistry plays an essential role in personal identification procedures. An adequate interincisal space of cadavers with rigor mortis is required to obtain detailed dental findings...
  63. ncbi DNA fingerprinting. The future of forensic dentistry--a review
    N R Diwaker
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Bapuji Dental College, Davangere 577 004, India
    Indian J Dent Res 12:81-8. 2001
    ..The techniques of DNS fingerprinting, the role of teeth as a source of DNA material and its feasibility is discussed in relatively simple terms...
  64. ncbi A look at forensic dentistry--Part 2: teeth as weapons of violence--identification of bitemark perpetrators
    D Sweet
    Bureau of Legal Dentistry, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Br Dent J 190:415-8. 2001
    ..This paper reviews the recognition and recovery of this evidence and provides insight into modern methods used to investigate bitemark evidence from heinous crimes...
  65. ncbi Age estimation by amino acid racemization in human teeth
    Susumu Ohtani
    Institute for Frontier Oral Science, Kanagawa Dental College, 82 Inaoka cho, Yokosuka, 238 8580 Kanagawa, Japan
    J Forensic Sci 55:1630-3. 2010
    ..Identification is one of the most important functions of forensic dentistry. Fingerprint, dental, and DNA analysis can be used to accurately identify a body...
  66. ncbi Principles of forensic dentistry: 1. Identification procedures
    D K Whittaker
    University of Wales, College of Medicine, Cardiff
    Dent Update 17:315-21. 1990
    ..In Part 1 procedures used in identifying bodies are discussed. Part 2 will concentrate on non-accidental injury to children and analysis of bite marks, and discuss archaeological investigations...
  67. ncbi Digital analysis of bite marks and human identification
    C M Bowers
    Ventura County Medical Examiner s Office, Ventura, California, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 45:327-42, ix. 2001
    ..In all aspects of forensic dentistry, analytical comparison methods demand rigorous attention to scale dimensions and the detection of ..
  68. ncbi Engraved fixed restorations to facilitate identification in forensic dentistry
    M R Dimashkieh
    Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, King Saud University, College of Dentistry, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Prosthet Dent 69:533-5. 1993
    ..The markings can aid in identification of unknown bodies within a short period of time if this procedure becomes routine and is recognized by forensic odontologists...
  69. ncbi Dental Age Assessment: a comparison of 4- to 24-year-olds in the United Kingdom and an Australian population
    Tanya Shyami Peiris
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Westmead Centre for Oral Health, Sydney, NSW 2145 Australia
    Int J Paediatr Dent 19:367-76. 2009
    ..Tooth formation is a continuous process, where the developmental stages of the tooth can be sequenced and defined depending on the degree of mineralization. These stages can be visualized on a dental panoramic tomograph (DPT)...
  70. ncbi Dental maturity in Finns and the problem of missing teeth
    M Nystrom
    Department of Pedodontics and Orthodontics, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Odontol Scand 58:49-56. 2000
    ..We expect the data and formulae presented in this study to prove useful in research and in clinical and forensic dentistry.
  71. ncbi Digital bite mark overlays--an analysis of effectiveness
    I A Pretty
    Faculty of Medicine Department of Clinical Dental Sciences, The University of Liverpool, England
    J Forensic Sci 46:1385-91. 2001
    ..conclude that further research is required so that the results of the current study can be placed into context, but this represents a significant first step in establishing the scientific basis for this aspect of forensic dentistry.
  72. ncbi Non-destructive dental-age calculation methods in adults: intra- and inter-observer effects
    Guy Willems
    Center of Forensic Odontology, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 7, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Forensic Sci Int 126:221-6. 2002
    ..However, the forensic odontologist is recommended to use different age estimation techniques and perform repetitive measurements in order to verify the reproducibility of the calculations performed...
  73. ncbi [Analysis of bite marks]
    Marc Spiessens
    Maitrise en Odontologie légale, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculte de Medecine, Ecole de Medecine Dentaire, Stomatologie et Chirurgie maxillo faciale Kapucijnenvoer 7, B 3000 Louvain
    Rev Belge Med Dent (1984) 60:203-19. 2005
    ..By no means should bite mark analysis alone be allowed to lead to a guilty verdict, but it will offer the opportunity to exclude a suspect from a crime when the data do not correspond...
  74. ncbi Missing persons-missing data: the need to collect antemortem dental records of missing persons
    Soren Blau
    Centre for Human Identification, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, Southbank, 3006 Vic, Australia
    J Forensic Sci 51:386-9. 2006
    ..The implementation of such a database would facilitate timely and efficient reconciliation of clinical and postmortem dental records and have subsequent social and financial benefits...
  75. ncbi Dental research
    Ronnie L Sim
    Aust Dent J 47:277; author reply 277. 2002
  76. ncbi Charts, radiographs, study models: a forensic trilogy
    Vincent M Funaro
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, New York City, New York, USA
    Dent Today 25:100-1. 2006
  77. ncbi Morphologic analysis of third-molar maturity by digital orthopantomographic assessment
    Francesco Introna
    Section of Legal Medicine, Bari, Italy
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:55-61. 2008
    ..Finally, an intermediate stage between G and H was demonstrated in subjects aged between 17 and 21 years...
  78. ncbi Dental age assessment (DAA): reference data for British caucasians at the 16 year threshold
    Julie C Mitchell
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, King s College Dental Hospital and Institute, Bessemer Road, London SE5 9RS, United Kingdom
    Forensic Sci Int 189:19-23. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine reference data for dental age assessment (DAA) for the 16 year threshold in British caucasians...
  79. ncbi Dental age estimation through volume matching of teeth imaged by cone-beam CT
    Fan Yang
    Oral Imaging Center, School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Forensic Sci Int 159:S78-83. 2006
    ..29. Although the present work was limited to a pilot study, the developed technique showed promising results for dental age estimation in a non-invasive manner using cone-beam CT images in living individuals...
  80. ncbi Observations on dental prostheses and restorations subjected to high temperatures: experimental studies to aid identification processes
    G Merlati
    Department of Odontostomatology, University of Pavia, Italy
    J Forensic Odontostomatol 20:17-24. 2002
    ..We further conclude that a reasonably reliable estimation of the temperature of exposure can be made from an analysis of the teeth and restorative materials...
  81. ncbi Application of the method of Kvaal et al. to digital orthopantomograms
    M I Landa
    Bizkaia Division, Forensic Clinical Department, Basque Institute of Legal Medicine, C Buenos Aires, 6, 48001, Bilbao, Spain
    Int J Legal Med 123:123-8. 2009
    ..The values of age estimation obtained using regression formulae analysed on digital images were so distant from the real ages that this method must be discouraged as being a reliable one to estimate age on a direct digital OPGs sample...
  82. ncbi Standards and practices for bite mark photography
    G S Golden
    Chief Odontologist County of San Bernardino, California, USA
    J Forensic Odontostomatol 29:29-37. 2011
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  83. ncbi A new method of age estimation based on the changes in human non-collagenous proteins from dentin
    Jiri Sajdok
    Institute of Chemical Technology, Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Technicka 5, 16628 Praha 6, Czech Republic
    Forensic Sci Int 156:245-9. 2006
    ..3 min was chosen and his enlarging area showed a linear correlation with increasing age. Although the linear correlation with age was proved, the scattering of values decreases the usefulness of the proposed method for age estimation...
  84. ncbi 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...
  85. ncbi Sexual differences in Turkish dentition
    Muzaffer Ates
    Istanbul University, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul, Turkey
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 8:288-92. 2006
    ..In comparison with other populations, as anticipated, Turkish dental size is closest to the Jordanian sample and farthest from the South African whites...
  86. ncbi Age estimation standards for a Western Australian population using the coronal pulp cavity index
    Shalmira Karkhanis
    Centre for Forensic Science, The University of Western Australia, M420, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, 6009 Western Australia, Australia
    Forensic Sci Int 231:412.e1-6. 2013
    ..692 years). This study represents the first investigation of this method in a Western Australian population and our results indicate that the method is suitable for forensic application. ..
  87. pmc Weight, height and eruption times of permanent teeth of children aged 4-15 years in Kampala, Uganda
    Annet Kutesa
    Department of Dentistry College of Health sciences, Makerere University, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Oral Health 13:15. 2013
    ..and sequence are important factors in dental treatment planning, particularly in orthodontics, but also in forensic dentistry to estimate age of a child. Tooth eruption time is influenced by many factors...
  88. ncbi Development and validation of a human bitemark severity and significance scale
    Iain A Pretty
    The Dental School, Manchester M15 6SH, UK
    J Forensic Sci 52:687-91. 2007
    ..The index shows promise as a universal means of describing bite injuries between professionals concerned with their detection and analysis...
  89. ncbi The tooth for molecular analysis and identification : a forensic approach
    A Côrte-Real
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal
    J Forensic Odontostomatol 30:22-8. 2012
    ..We concluded that the tooth is topographically distinct in both DNA quantity and quality. The tooth's apical portion is the preferential choice in sample preparation of dental mineralized tissue for molecular analysis and identification...
  90. ncbi Precision and reliability of pulp/tooth area ratio (RA) of second molar as indicator of adult age
    Roberto Cameriere
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Macerata, Macerata, Italy
    J Forensic Sci 49:1319-23. 2004
    ..A cut-off value of RA* = 0.088 was applied if Tm = 0 and RA* = 0.097 if Tm = 1. The sensitivity of this test was 91% and its specificity 94.5%. The proportion of individuals with correct classifications was 92%...
  91. ncbi Sex assessment using odontometry and cranial anthropometry: evaluation in an Indian sample
    Raveena Thapar
    Department of Oral Pathology, KLE VK institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Belgaum, 590010, Karnataka, India
    Forensic Sci Med Pathol 8:94-100. 2012
    ..Among all the parameters, head length gave a superior sex prediction alone (79.9%) as well as in combination with odontometry (88.4%)...
  92. ncbi The measurement of open apices of teeth to test chronological age of over 14-year olds in living subjects
    Roberto Cameriere
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Macerata, Via Don Minzoni 9, 62100 Macerata, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 174:217-21. 2008
    ..The results revealed that an individual is considered to be 14 years of age or older if all seven left permanent mandibular teeth have closed apices and the normalized measurement of open apices of the third molar is lower than 1.1...
  93. ncbi Radiographic dental implants recognition for geographic evaluation in human identification
    E Nuzzolese
    Sezione di Medicina Legale, Universita degli Studi di Bari, Italy
    J Forensic Odontostomatol 26:8-11. 2008
    ..The radiographic images provided should help both the forensic odontologist and the prosthodontist to identify pre-existing implants which they may discover from their radiographic images...
  94. pmc Three-dimensional visualization of composite fillings for dental identification using CT images
    A Sakuma
    Department of Legal Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Japan
    Dentomaxillofac Radiol 41:515-9. 2012
    ..This study aimed to discriminate between enamel and composite resins by differences in Hounsfield units shown on 16 section multidetector CT (MDCT) images taken of unidentified bodies...
  95. ncbi Significance of the recent extraction to the postmortem dental identification: a case study
    William W Carmichael
    U S Army Dental Corps, Ft Hood, TX, USA
    J Forensic Sci 47:1046-8. 2002
    ..These photographs, compiled with others, can be used as a guideline for the forensic scientist who seldom has the opportunity to study skeletonized remains...
  96. ncbi Michigan heroes
    Michael G Maihofer
    J Mich Dent Assoc 84:10. 2002
  97. ncbi Dentistry's response to bioterrorism: a report of a consensus workshop
    Albert H Guay
    American Dental Association, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:1181-7. 2002
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  98. ncbi Basic instinct in a feline
    S Chapenoire
    Bordeaux 2 University, France
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 22:46-50. 2001
    ..This case of death by bites and lacerations, together with others in the recent international literature, underline the hereditary ferocity of such felines and the way in which they prefer to inflict lesions to the neck...
  99. ncbi Determination of season at death using dental cementum increment analysis
    Vicki L Wedel
    University of California, Merced, School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts, Merced, CA 95343, USA
    J Forensic Sci 52:1334-7. 2007
    ..In this blind study, extracted teeth were effectively sorted into the spring/summer or fall/winter season 99% of the time...
  100. ncbi Age estimation based on three-dimensional measurement of mandibular central incisors in Japanese
    H Someda
    Department of Anatomy, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    Forensic Sci Int 185:110-4. 2009
    ..In the 95% prediction intervals for age estimation, females tended to have narrower intervals and higher accuracy compared to males. Therefore, the use of gender-specific equations is recommended for age estimation...
  101. ncbi Triangular geometry-based novel feature and a novel algorithm for human identification using dental radiographs
    Jincy Raju
    Electronics and Communication Engineering, Babaria Institute of Technology, Varnama, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
    J Med Eng Technol 37:317-26. 2013
    ..A new feature based on triangular geometry of the tooth has been proposed and thereafter matching of query and database images is performed for identification of the subject. This feature is called the tooth taper parameter...