Validation of Dental Radiographs for Human Identification

    Volume 39, Issue 5 (September 1994)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 6


    MacLean, DF
    Assistant Professor, Division of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario

    Stitt, LW
    Assistant Director, Biostatistical Support Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Western Ontario,

    Kogon, SL
    Professor and Chairman, Division of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario,

    (Received 30 December 1993; accepted 4 March 1994)

    Abstract

    Visual comparison of dental bitewing radiographs in simulated forensic identification, using observers of varying degrees of experience and radiographs with a range of time intervals from one to fifteen years showed an accuracy of 93%.


    Paper ID: JFS13705J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13705J

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