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dental

[′dent·əl]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the teeth.
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Data Transmission in Dental Identification of Mass disaster Victims.
This may become a valuable tool of forensic use during the procedures of dental identification of charred, carbonized or incinerated corpses.
Three weeks into the mission, dental identifications were performed in over 63% of the cases, and in 30% of the cases dental evidence served as the sole method of identification.
Each chapter discusses a specific technique, among them: polygraph and deception tests, psychological and social science evidence, voice identification, neutron activation analysis, hypnosis, and bite mark and dental identification, among others.
The identification process for mass disasters is basically the same as a comparative dental identification, except on a much grander scale, meaning that the need for accuracy is much greater.
The dental identification of humans occurs for a number of different reasons, mainly in those cases when the body is fragmentized or disfigured and visual recognition cannot be done.