Volume 47, Issue 5 (September 2002)

    Significance of the Recent Extraction to the Postmortem Dental Identification: A Case Study

    (Received 5 March 2002; accepted 18 February 2002)

    Published Online: September

    CODEN: JFSOAD

      Format Pages Price  
    PDF 3 $25   ADD TO CART


    Abstract

    This case report illustrates the significance of the partially healed extraction site to the postmortem dental identification process. It presents the remains of two individuals with documented extractions—one, 6½ months prior to death, the second, only three weeks prior to death. These photographs, compiled with others, can be used as a guideline for the forensic scientist who seldom has the opportunity to study skeletonized remains.


    Author Information:

    Carmichael, WW
    Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Dental Corps., Ft. Hood, TX


    Stock #: JFS15497J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS15497J

    ASTM International
    is a member of CrossRef.

    Author
    Title Significance of the Recent Extraction to the Postmortem Dental Identification: A Case Study
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30