Forensic Odontology: An Essential Guide, 1e
- Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (February 3, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1119961459
- ISBN-13: 978-1119961451
An accessible, essential introduction to forensic odontology.
Written by a team of well-established, active practitioners in the field, Forensic Odontology is invaluable for those needing an introduction to the subject for the general dental practitioner who has an interest in forensic dentistry and is contemplating practicing in the field. It will also be useful as a reference during practice.
After a brief introduction the book covers dental anatomy and development, expert witness skills, mortuary practice, dental human identification, disaster victim identification, dental age assessment, bite marks, forensic photography and the role of the forensic odontologist in protection of the vulnerable person. Chapters outline accepted and recommended practices and refer to particular methodologies, presenting different schools of thought objectively.