Volume 45, Issue 2 (March 2000)

    The Role of the Dental Hygienist in Mass Disasters

    (Received 4 March 1999; accepted 28 June 1999)

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    The authors examine the specialty of dental hygiene and address its role in the identification of mass-disaster fatalities. Very little exists in the literature on what dental hygienists can offer and what they have contributed as members of dental-identification teams. To encourage forensic dentists to seek out the valuable assistance of these highly trained professionals, the authors illustrate how their services can be used in mass disasters.


    Author Information:

    Connick, CM
    Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA

    Brannon, RB
    Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA


    Stock #: JFS14689J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS14689J

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    Title The Role of the Dental Hygienist in Mass Disasters
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