Human Bite Marks In Forensic Dentistry
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 10, Pages 536-540
AbstractHuman bite mark analysis is most demanding and complicated part of forensic dentistry. Involving identification of assailant by comparing record of their dentition with the bite mark left on the victim. Like fingerprints and DNA bite marks are unique to individual such as distance, angle between the tooth, missing tooth and teeth fillings. Bite marks can be recorded in violent crimes such as sexual offences, homicides, child abuse and during sports events. A quality bite mark injury pattern examined properly using validated scientific methodologies can assist society greatly in applying laws fairly.
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