Posts for: July, 2015

July 07, 2015
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We've all been exposed to the "crime" genre that seems to take over the television channels and analysis of dental records seems to be one of the prime ways chosen in body identification. Nowadays, most people will associate forensic dentistry primarily with identification and bite mark analysis. These areas do indeed form the majority of an odontologist’s workload. There are, however, other aspects of the discipline that are just as important but perhaps less well known. These include cranio-facial trauma analysis, age estimation for both living and deceased individuals, dental manifestations of child abuse, dental malpractice investigations, as well as dental insurance fraud. (continue reading...)