Dusting and Lifting the Bite Print: A New Technique

    Volume 29, Issue 1 (January 1984)

    ISSN: 0022-1198


    Page Count: 5

    Souviron, RR
    Forensic odontologist, Dade County Medical Examiner Department, Miami, FL

    Rao, VJ
    Associate medical examiner, Dade County Medical Examiner Department and clinical assistant professor of pathology, Dade County Medical Examiner Office, Miami, FL

    (Received 4 May 1983; accepted 27 May 1983)


    Utilizing the powder and brush method employed in lifting fingerprints, one of the authors was able to lift tooth prints on the body surface of both living and dead victims. The advantages of ease, speed, and greater accuracy of detail render the procedure useful to the forensic odontologist, the medical examiner, and the on-scene evidence technician.

    Paper ID: JFS11668J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11668J

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    Title Dusting and Lifting the Bite Print: A New Technique
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30