Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Cheiloscopy


THE APPLICATIONS OF FORENSIC ODONTOLOGY IN IDENTIFYING VICTIMS OF DISASTERS

Dr. R. JAYASRIKRUPAA, MDS; Dr. T.H. THARIKA; Dr. N. ARAVINDHA BABU, MDS; Dr. KMK MASTHAN, MDS

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 1821-1826

Forensic odontology is a speciality in dentistry which occupies a primary niche within the total spectrum of methods applied to medico legal identifications. Forensic odontology deals with human identifications based on dental records, bite marks, lip prints, tooth prints and palatal rugae patterns. This article primarily aims at making general practitioners aware about the importance of keeping various types of dental records and its implication in forensic odontology.