The manual includes the latest techniques, guidelines, and case studies, with color photos throughout. Prev. ed.: 2011.
Advances in forensic odontology have led to improvements in dental identification for individual cases as well as in disaster victim identification (DVI). New and updated technologies mean advances in bitemark analysis and age estimation. Growth in the field has strengthened missing persons' networks leading to more and faster identifications of unidentified individuals. A product of the American Society of Forensic Odontology, the Manual of Forensic Odontology, Fifth Edition provides comprehensive and up-to-date information involving all facets of forensic dentistry and explores critical issues relating to the scientific principles supporting the field's evaluations and conclusions. New information in the Fifth Edition includes Scientific principles and the need for more and better research in the field Oral and maxillofacial radiographic features of forensic interest Forensic pathology and its ties to forensic odontology New techniques and improved technologies for age estimation Advances in bitemark evidence management Animal bitemarks National and international forensic dental organizations Tips for becoming involved in forensic odontology The manual has been an important source of forensic dentistry information for more than 20 years. This new edition is edited by a past president of the American Board of Forensic Odontology and a past Chair of the Odontology Section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Expanded and enhanced with extensive color illustrations, this volume is designed to provide essential information based on sound scientific principles for experienced forensic odontologists and for those new to the discipline.
Table of Contents
History of Forensic Odontology; Barry E. Lipton, DDS, D-ABFO; Denise C. Murmann, DDS, D-ABFO; and Edward J. Pavlik, DDS, MS, D-ABFO, D-ABO Chief of Forensic Sciences, Cook County Sheriff's Police; Chief Forensic Odontologist, Will County Coroner's Office; and Forensic Odontology Consultant, Will County Sheriff's Office Forensic Pathology; Gary T. Simmons, MD Science and Forensic Odontology; Mary A. Bush, DDS and Veronique F. Delattre, DDS, D-ABFO Dental Identification; Gary M. Berman, DDS, D-ABFO; Mary A. Bush, DDS; Peter J. Bush, BS; Adam J. Freeman, DDS, D-ABFO; Peter W. Loomis, DDS, D-ABFO; and Raymond G. Miller, DDS Dental, Oral, and Maxillofacial Radiographic Features of Forensic Interest; Robert A. Danforth, DDS, D-ABOMP; Edward E. Herschaft, DDS, MA, D-ABFO, D-ABOM; and Richard A. Weems, DMD, MS, D-ABFO Disaster Victim Identification; Gary M. Berman, DDS, D-ABFO; Bryan Chrz, DDS, D-ABFO; Lillian A. Nawrocki, DDS, MA, D-ABFO; Kenneth P. Hermsen, DDS, MS, FACD; Raymond G. Miller, DDS; and Richard A. Weems, DMD, MS, D-ABFO Missing and Unidentified Persons; Stephanie A. Kavanaugh, DMD, MSD, D-ABFO and John E. Filippi, DDS, D-ABFO Dental Age Estimation; James M. Lewis, DMD, D-ABFO and David R. Senn, DDS, D-ABFO Bitemarks; Jon Curtis Dailey, DDS, D-ABFO, D-ABP; Gregory S. Golden, DDS, D-ABFO; David R. Senn, DDS, D-ABFO; and Franklin D. Wright, DMD, D-ABFO Animal Bitemarks; Kenneth F. Cohrn, DDS, D-ABFO Abuse and Violence; John P. Kenney, DDS, MS, D-ABFO; John D. McDowell, DDS, D-ABFO; and Duane E. Spencer, DDS, D-ABFO Jurisprudence and Expert Witness Testimony; Robert E. Barsley, DDS, JD, D-ABFO; Thomas J. David, DDS, D-ABFO; and Roger D. Metcalf , DDS, JD, D-ABFO Organized Forensic Dentistry; Adam J. Freeman, DDS, D-ABFO and Bruce A. Schrader, DDS, D-ABFO Becoming Involved in Forensic Odontology; Kathleen A. Kasper, DDS, D-ABFO and Denise C. Murmann, DDS, D-ABFO Appendix A: Educational Outcomes and Objectives Appendix B: Presidents: American Society of Forensic Sciences Index