forensic odontology

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forensic odontology

[fə′ren·sik ‚ō·dän′täl·ə·jē]
(forensic science)
A subspecialty of forensic medicine which focuses on the identification of deceased persons by dental examination, or of perpetrators by bite marks.
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The match proved to be the key evidence and Hay became the first person in Britain to be convicted through forensic dentistry.
Concurrent sessions at the conference, the theme of which is Pearls for the Future, include sleep apnoea, opthalmic surgery, laprascopic troubleshooting, forensic dentistry, nurse-led admissions, pain management for day-stay patients and robotic surgery.
A major part of the Southwest and the West could be helped by something like this," said Rawson, a Las Vegas Republican who is an expert in forensic dentistry and a professor of dental hygiene at CCSN.
I started off in forensic dentistry in Switzerland but wanted a complete career change.
And Dublin Dental Hospital said it hopes to run Ireland's first centre specialising in forensic dentistry.
Dentist Michael Kaner of Newtown, PA, who now serves as a consultant on risk management and forensic dentistry.