Summary: The application of dental knowledge to questions of law.
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- Forensic odontology: the roles and responsibilities of the dentistSylvie 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...
- The CSI effect: redefining dentistry's role in forensic sciencesTheresa S Gonzales
Orofacial Pain Management Services, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, USA
Tex Dent J 124:492-510. 2007
- 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...
- Identification of victims of catastrophes: introduction to the role of forensic odontologyE 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...
- Age estimation of Korean children based on dental maturitySang 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...
- Unidentified bodies and human remains: an Italian glimpse through a European problemC 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...
- DNA profiling and forensic dentistry--a review of the recent concepts and trendsB 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.
- Forensic dentistry: 1. Identification of human remainsIain 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...
- A look at forensic dentistry--Part 1: The role of teeth in the determination of human identityI A Pretty
University of Liverpool, UK
Br Dent J 190:359-66. 2001b>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...
- Success rates of nuclear short tandem repeat typing from different skeletal elementsAna Milos
International Commission on Missing Persons, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Croat Med J 48:486-93. 2007....
- DNA research in forensic dentistryI 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. 2001DNA 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...
- Electronic health record for forensic dentistryJ 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. 2008To identify support of structured data entry for electronic health record application in forensic dentistry.
- Forensic dentistry: an overview for the general dentistRonald 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...
- DNA typing from skeletal remains: evaluation of multiplex and megaplex STR systems on DNA isolated from bone and teeth samplesA Alonso
, , Madrid, Spain
Croat Med J 42:260-6. 2001....
- [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...
- Comparative study on the chronology of third molar mineralization in a Japanese and a German populationAndreas 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...
- The gander disaster: dental identification in a military tragedyRobert 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...
- [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....
- Promotion of the use of a thermoplastic material to aid in the identification of unidentified human remainsDuane E Spencer
J Calif Dent Assoc 32:882-4. 2004..Experts in DNA analysis and tracking should address the issues of DNA and scent...
- 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...
- Radiographic evaluation of third molar development in Spanish children and young peopleMaría 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...
- The killing field of Khao Lak: forensic odontology in Thailand tsunami victim identificationPeng 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...
- Forensic aspects of maxillofacial radiologyR 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...
- Reproducibility of radiographic stage assessment of third molarsK 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...
- Radiographic evaluation of third molar development in relation to chronological age among Turkish children and youthK 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...
- Age estimationA 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...
- Comparison of dental maturity in children of different ethnic origins: international maturity curves for cliniciansNils 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...
- Third mandibular molar radiological development as an indicator of chronological age in a European populationAlessandra 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...
- Dental maturity curves in Finnish children: Demirjian's method revisited and polynomial functions for age estimationNils 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...
- Evaluation of chronological age based on third molar development in the Spanish populationJosé 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...
- [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...
- [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...
- Dental maturity in South France: A comparison between Demirjian's method and polynomial functionsNils 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)...
- [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...
- The application of Kvaal's dental age calculation technique on panoramic dental radiographsNathalie 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...
- Thai tsunami victim identification overview to dateH 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%...
- Death at Wolfgat Nature ReserveV M Phillips
SADJ 59:112, 118. 2004
- Radiographic survey of third molar development in relation to chronological age among Japanese juvenilesSzilvia 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...
- Mass disaster management: the organization of a mass disaster dental identification teamAllan Warnick
Alpha Omegan 95:25-37. 2002
- The identification processStuart 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
- Dental age in Central PolandIngrid 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...
- Studies of the chronological course of wisdom tooth eruption in a Japanese populationA Olze
Institute of Legal Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Turmstrasse 21, 10559 Berlin, Germany
Forensic Sci Int 174:203-6. 2008....
- Studies of the chronological course of wisdom tooth eruption in a Black African populationAndreas 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...
- Accuracy of age estimation in children using radiograph of developing teethR 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)...
- Identification of victims from the M/S EstoniaH 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%)...
- Future project concerning mass disaster management: a forensic odontology prospectusEmilio Nuzzolese
Int Dent J 57:261-6. 2007..b>Forensic dentistry plays a major role in victim identification...
- Inter-observer variation in methodologies involving the pubic symphysis, sternal ribs, and teethErin 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...
- Accuracy of age estimation of radiographic methods using developing teethM 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)...
- The identification of a dismembered human body: a multidisciplinary approachYasar 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...
- Identification of unknown body using DNA analysis and dental characteristics in chest X-ray photographKiyoshi 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....
- The accuracy of three methods of age estimation using radiographic measurements of developing teethH 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...
- Forensic odontology lessons: multishooting incident at Port Arthur, TasmaniaPaul 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...
- Identifying skeletal remains found in a sewerNorman 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...
- The chronology of third molar mineralization in the Austrian population--a contribution to forensic age estimationA 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...
- Identification and analysis of human remains recovered from wells from the 1991 War in CroatiaMario 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...
- On the applicability of secondary dentin formation to radiological age estimation in young adultsAlexandra 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...
- Release of antemortem dental records and radiographsCraig L Nelson
ISFO, Deputy Coroner, Allen County, USA
J Indiana Dent Assoc 85:32. 2006
- Third molar development according to chronological age in populations from Spanish and Magrebian originStella 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...
- An assessment of attitudes to, and extent of, the practice of denture marking in South AustraliaP M Alexander
Forensic Odontology Unit, University of Adelaide
Aust Dent J 43:337-41. 1998Denture 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...
- [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...
- Timing of developmental stages in permanent mandibular teeth of Finns from birth to age 25Marjatta Elina Nyström
Department of Orthodontics, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
Acta Odontol Scand 65:36-43. 2007The 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.
- Forced oral opening for cadavers with rigor mortis: two approaches for the myotomy on the temporal musclesY Nakayama
Department of Legal Medicine, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, 19 1 Uchimaru, 020 8505, Morioka, Japan
Forensic Sci Int 118:37-42. 2001b>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...
- DNA fingerprinting. The future of forensic dentistry--a reviewN 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...
- A look at forensic dentistry--Part 2: teeth as weapons of violence--identification of bitemark perpetratorsD 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...
- Age estimation by amino acid racemization in human teethSusumu 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...
- Principles of forensic dentistry: 1. Identification proceduresD 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...
- Digital analysis of bite marks and human identificationC 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 ..
- Engraved fixed restorations to facilitate identification in forensic dentistryM 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...
- Dental Age Assessment: a comparison of 4- to 24-year-olds in the United Kingdom and an Australian populationTanya 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)...
- Dental maturity in Finns and the problem of missing teethM 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.
- Digital bite mark overlays--an analysis of effectivenessI 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.
- Non-destructive dental-age calculation methods in adults: intra- and inter-observer effectsGuy 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...
- [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...
- Missing persons-missing data: the need to collect antemortem dental records of missing personsSoren 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...
- Dental researchRonnie L Sim
Aust Dent J 47:277; author reply 277. 2002
- Charts, radiographs, study models: a forensic trilogyVincent M Funaro
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, New York City, New York, USA
Dent Today 25:100-1. 2006
- Morphologic analysis of third-molar maturity by digital orthopantomographic assessmentFrancesco 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...
- Dental age assessment (DAA): reference data for British caucasians at the 16 year thresholdJulie 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...
- Dental age estimation through volume matching of teeth imaged by cone-beam CTFan 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...
- Observations on dental prostheses and restorations subjected to high temperatures: experimental studies to aid identification processesG 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...
- Application of the method of Kvaal et al. to digital orthopantomogramsM 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...
- Standards and practices for bite mark photographyG S Golden
Chief Odontologist County of San Bernardino, California, USA
J Forensic Odontostomatol 29:29-37. 2011....
- A new method of age estimation based on the changes in human non-collagenous proteins from dentinJiri 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...
- Statistical evidence for the similarity of the human dentitionMary 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...
- Sexual differences in Turkish dentitionMuzaffer 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...
- Age estimation standards for a Western Australian population using the coronal pulp cavity indexShalmira 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. ..
- Weight, height and eruption times of permanent teeth of children aged 4-15 years in Kampala, UgandaAnnet 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...
- Development and validation of a human bitemark severity and significance scaleIain 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...
- The tooth for molecular analysis and identification : a forensic approachA 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...
- Precision and reliability of pulp/tooth area ratio (RA) of second molar as indicator of adult ageRoberto 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%...
- Sex assessment using odontometry and cranial anthropometry: evaluation in an Indian sampleRaveena 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%)...
- The measurement of open apices of teeth to test chronological age of over 14-year olds in living subjectsRoberto 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...
- Radiographic dental implants recognition for geographic evaluation in human identificationE 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...
- Three-dimensional visualization of composite fillings for dental identification using CT imagesA 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...
- Significance of the recent extraction to the postmortem dental identification: a case studyWilliam 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...
- Michigan heroesMichael G Maihofer
J Mich Dent Assoc 84:10. 2002
- Dentistry's response to bioterrorism: a report of a consensus workshopAlbert H Guay
American Dental Association, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 133:1181-7. 2002....
- Basic instinct in a felineS 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...
- Determination of season at death using dental cementum increment analysisVicki 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...
- Age estimation based on three-dimensional measurement of mandibular central incisors in JapaneseH 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...
- Triangular geometry-based novel feature and a novel algorithm for human identification using dental radiographsJincy 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...