Evidence-Based Forensic Dentistry

Authors: Rai, Balwant, Kaur, Jasdeep

  • Describes established and novel examination procedures used in the acquisition of dental evidence in a variety of settings
  • Discusses basic concepts in the field
  • Explains the significance of DNA and oral fluid in forensic odontology
  • Provides clear advice on the writing of legal reports
  • Includes numerous figures, many of them in color
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About this book

Recent years have witnessed significant advances in forensic odontology. This book presents basic concepts in the field and describes all the standard examination procedures currently employed in the acquisition of dental evidence. Detailed information is provided on the identification of unknown individuals, the application of forensic dentistry in mass disasters and multiple fatality incidents, the role of dental evidence in child abuse investigations, and the analysis of bite mark evidence. Other features of the book are a series of high-profile cases, clear advice on the writing of legal reports, and discussion of the significance of DNA and oral fluid in forensic odontology. The text is supplemented by numerous high-quality figures, many of them in color. This book will be invaluable for dental examiners and pathologists, legal and police science professionals, and dentists who want to use their training and experience in an interesting and challenging way.

About the authors

Balwant Rai, BDS, MS, is Associate Professor and Programme Director of the Aeronautic Medical (Dentistry) online course at Kepler Space institute, USA and President of JBR Medicare Society, India. He is the Editor in Chief of four journals and serves as a reviewer for a number of scientific journals. Dr. Rai has extensive experience in curricular development and is an Expert Jury member for the National Research Foundation, South Africa. His research has included sex determination and age estimation from teeth, identification methodologies and he is the first author of more than 50 original scientific articles. He is examiner of different universities. Dr. Rai has published five books. He is commander of Crew on Mars Desert Research Station Mission 100B and 114.

Jasdeep Kaur, BDS, MSc, is Health and Safety Officer/Biologist on  Mars Desert Research Station Mission 100B. She is Editor in Chief of one and Deputy Editor of two journals. She is also an expert reviewer for the Journal of American Dental Education, Oral Disease, and the Irish Medical Journal. Dr. Kaur has published two books and more than 50 papers in national and international indexed journals.

Table of contents (22 chapters)

  • Forensic Odontology: History, Scope, and Limitations

    Rai, Balwant (et al.)

    Pages 1-7

  • Orodental Identification

    Rai, Balwant (et al.)

    Pages 9-33

  • Dental Age Estimation

    Rai, Balwant (et al.)

    Pages 35-63

  • Craniofacial Identification

    Rai, Balwant (et al.)

    Pages 65-71

  • Sex Determination Methods in Forensic Odontology

    Rai, Balwant (et al.)

    Pages 73-79

Buy this book

eBook $169.00
price for USA (gross)
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.00
price for USA
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-28993-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $219.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-662-50816-9
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Evidence-Based Forensic Dentistry
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Scientific International, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-28994-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-28994-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-28993-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50816-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 206
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