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International Poster Journal of Dentistry and Oral Medicine



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Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 10 (2008), No. 2     15. June 2008
Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 10 (2008), No. 2  (15.06.2008)

Poster 405, Language: English

Identification Procedures of Dead Bodies by Dental Means
Grundmann, Claus/Kirsch, Hans-Peter/Lessig, Rüdiger/Rötzscher, Klaus
The identification of dead bodies in single cases and/or in mass disasters by dental means is based on the maceration of the jaws, photography, x-rays, x-ray examination andcomparison with AM-documents. According to the DVI Guide-Draft odontology sections, March, 21th, 2007 the poster shows a biologic method of maceration, digital photographs,digital x-ray techniques and comparison with anatomic files (remarks concerning individual methods of identification).

Keywords: forensic odontology, documentation, identification, maceration, photography, X-rays

04.-05. October 2007
XVII ème Congrès A.F.I.O.
Gent, Belgium