Textbook of Forensic Odontology

by Nitul Jain

Forensic Odontology is the study of dental applications in legal proceedings. Human identification is a mainstay of civilization and the identification of unknown individuals always has been of paramount importance to the society. Forensic Odontology plays an important role in the retrieval of evidence and identification, having a high degree of reliability and simplicity. Textbook of Forensic Odontology, in its first edition, has been tailored to make the subject interesting and easy-to-understand for undergraduates and has also included the requisite details needed for postgraduate students in the subject of oral pathology, oral medicine and forensic medicine. Various disciplines, such as identification, age estimation, bite marks have been presented as separate chapters, supplemented with concerned historical cases and color photographs. Importance of dental record keeping and guidelines involving forensic photography has been well emphasized.


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