Odontology - Dentistry's Contribution to Truth and Justice

Iain A. Pretty, Robert Barsley, C. Michael Bowers, Mary Bush, Peter Bush, John Clement, Robert Dorion, Adam Freeman, Jim Lewis, David Senn, Frank Wright

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1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationForensic Science
Subtitle of host publicationCurrent Issues, Future Directions
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages32
ISBN (Print)9781119941231
StatePublished - Sep 14 2012


  • Bitemark 'analysis pathway,' based on forensic significance
  • Bitemark and human dentition match, for fidelity of transference
  • Bitemarks in identifying individuals, and use of salivary DNA
  • DVI or multiple fatality incidents (MFI), termed 'mass disasters'
  • Forensic dental age assessment, 3-D mapping and morphometrics
  • Forensic discipline, assessment need within science/judicial
  • Forensic odontology, art-science in resolving civil/criminal
  • Human identification, bitemark, peri-oral injuries/abuse in child
  • National forensic odontology groups, lobbying for position in the UK
  • Odontology, dentistry's contribution to truth and justice

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Medicine(all)

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