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Dental autopsy /
William E. Silver, Richard R. Souviron.
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Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2009.
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xx, 273 p. : ill. (some col.)
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9781420070132 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2009.
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9781420070132 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Introduction to forensic odontology -- Medical autopsy -- Forensic odontology -- Classification of dental remains -- Role of dental professionals -- Instrumentation -- Crime scene -- Antemortem records -- Postmortem records - the dental autopsy -- Methods of comparison and identification -- Mass disaster -- Facial approximation -- Odontoglyphics : bitemarks -- the expert witness -- Psychological consequences -- Professional organizations.
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6997713
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Dr. William Silver is the deputy chief forensic odontologist for the Miami Dade Medical Examiner's Department. He has worked on numerous mass disasters and training programs, offering his expertise in dental identifications in the World Trade Center disaster, Hurricane Katrina, and the Miami Valuject crash. Dr. Richard Souviron is the chief forensic odontologist for the Miami Dade Medical Examiner's Department and is one of the founding forensic odontologists for the Odontology section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He has been involved in several high profile bitemark cases and has appeared on Court TV, 60 Minutes, Forensic Files, Dateline, CNN, and BBC.
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Very much needed not only to encourage dentists to study forensics but also for medical examiners to use our expertise to help them in their work. - David Moretz, DDS Dr. Silver and Dr. Souviron have just completed a must read text. From the novice odontologist to the seasoned expert, Dental Autopsyshould be in everyone's personal library of texts. -Adam J. Freeman, DDS, D-ABFO, President, American Society of Forensic Odontology One of the most valuable aspects of the book is that it has been illustrated with more than 300 color photos. … an essential resource for medical examiners, investigators, dental specialists, lawyers, and expert witnesses. -Anil Aggrawal's Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Volume 10, Number 2, July - December 2009 I found the book to be entertaining and educational. I appreciated the authors' detail. The layout of the book is very orderly and systematic, but also informal and casual. This makes the book very easy to follow. -Michael Louria, DMD, Today's FDA
Very much needed not only to encourage dentists to study forensics but also for medical examiners to use our expertise to help them in their work. ” David Moretz, DDS Dr. Silver and Dr. Souviron have just completed a must read text. From the novice odontologist to the seasoned expert, Dental Autopsyshould be in everyone "s personal library of texts. ”Adam J. Freeman, DDS, D-ABFO, President, American Society of Forensic Odontology One of the most valuable aspects of the book is that it has been illustrated with more than 300 color photos. an essential resource for medical examiners, investigators, dental specialists, lawyers, and expert witnesses. ”Anil Aggrawal's Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Volume 10, Number 2, July - December 2009 I found the book to be entertaining and educational. I appreciated the authors' detail. The layout of the book is very orderly and systematic, but also informal and casual. This makes the book very easy to follow. ”Michael Louria, DMD, Today "s FDA
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Summaries
Main Description
This comprehensive volume, organized for field and lab reference, is enhanced with more than 300 color photos. It is an essential resource for medical examiners, investigators, dental specialists, lawyers, and expert witnesses. About the Authors Dr. William Silver is the deputy chief forensic odontologist for the Miami Dade Medical Examiner's Department. He has worked on numerous mass disasters and training programs, offering his expertise in dental identifications in the World Trade Center disaster, Hurricane Katrina, and the Miami Valujet crash. Dr. Richard Souviron is the chief forensic odontologist for the Miami Dade Medical Examiner's Department and is one of the founding forensic odontologists for the Odontology section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He has been involved in several high profilebitemark cases and has appeared on Court TV, 60 Minutes, Forensic Files, Dateline, CNN, and BBC.
Main Description
The most advanced and complete forensic dentistry resource of its kind, this volume provides essential guidance in all areas of forensics odontologly. It supplies medical examiners and forensic investigators with the detailed information needed to perform their work with the highest level of authority in the dental autopsy lab, the field, and the courtroom. Learn complete autopsy protocols from the world's top experts Build conclusive proof with bitemark evidence Preserve the chain of custody for critical evidence; keep unimpeachable records Build and present compelling cases in court Learn to work with diverse agencies Establish your reputation with authoritative, irrefutable testimony Developed by two of the nation's most preeminent dental forensic examiners Protocols for every classification of dental remains, including fresh, decomposed, and skeletal Proven methods for handling identifications in mass disasters Courtroom guidelines established by the American Board of Forensic Odontologists This comprehensive volume, organized for field and lab reference, is enhanced with more than 300 color photos. It is an essential resource for medical examiners, investigators, dental specialists, lawyers, and expert witnesses. About the Authors Dr. William Silveris the deputy chief forensic odontologist for the Miami Dade Medical Examiner's Department. He has worked on numerous mass disasters and training programs, offering his expertise in dental identifications in the World Trade Center disaster, Hurricane Katrina, and the Miami Valujet crash. Dr. Richard Souvironis the chief forensic odontologist for the Miami Dade Medical Examiner's Department and is one of the founding forensic odontologists for the Odontology section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He has been involved in several high profilebitemark cases and has appeared on Court TV, 60 Minutes, Forensic Files, Dateline, CNN, and BBC.
Main Description
The most advanced and complete forensic dentistry resource of its kind, this volume provides essential guidance in all areas of forensics odontologly. It supplies medical examiners and forensic investigators with the detailed information needed to perform their work with the highest level of authority in the dental autopsy lab, the field, and the courtroom. Learn complete autopsy protocols from the world "s top experts Build conclusive proof with bitemark evidence Preserve the chain of custody for critical evidence; keep unimpeachable records Build and present compelling cases in court Learn to work with diverse agencies Establish your reputation with authoritative, irrefutable testimony Developed by two of the nation "s most preeminent dental forensic examiners Protocols for every classification of dental remains, including fresh, decomposed, and skeletal Proven methods for handling identifications in mass disasters Courtroom guidelines established by the American Board of Forensic Odontologists This comprehensive volume, organized for field and lab reference, is enhanced with more than 300 color photos. It is an essential resource for medical examiners, investigators, dental specialists, lawyers, and expert witnesses. About the Authors Dr. William Silveris the deputy chief forensic odontologist for the Miami Dade Medical Examiner "s Department. He has worked on numerous mass disasters and training programs, offering his expertise in dental identifications in the World Trade Center disaster, Hurricane Katrina, and the Miami Valujet crash. Dr. Richard Souvironis the chief forensic odontologist for the Miami Dade Medical Examiner "s Department and is one of the founding forensic odontologists for the Odontology section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He has been involved in several high profile bitemark cases and has appeared on Court TV, 60 Minutes, Forensic Files, Dateline, CNN, and BBC.
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A complete handbook for active investigators and examiners, this volume details protocols employed by one of the most prominent and busiest medical examination laboratories in the world. Organized in a concise but thorough format, it offers complete procedures for performing autopsies on teeth and jaws and shows how to preserve evidence of dental interest, whether from teeth and jaws or from bite marks. It also shows the importance of proper record taking, including the use of charts, radiographs, and photographs in making accurate identification. The scope of the book goes from crime scene intake to remains exhumation, and also covers work with fresh, decomposed, and skeletal remains.
Bowker Data Service Summary
A complete handbook for active investigators and examiners, this volume details protocols employed by one of the most prominent and busiest medical examination laboratories in the world. Organized in a concise but thorough format, it offers complete procedures for performing autopsies on teeth and jaws.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
About the Authorsp. xix
Introduction to Forensic Odontologyp. 1
Summaryp. 10
Medical Autopsyp. 13
Time of Deathp. 16
Guidelines for the Medical Examiner Identification Proceduresp. 17
Photographyp. 18
Forensic Odontologyp. 29
Dental Anatomyp. 33
Tooth Numbering Systemsp. 37
Nomenclature and Eruption Patterns (Permanent and Deciduous)p. 39
Miscellaneous Dental Anatomyp. 42
Supernumerary Teethp. 45
Congenital Absence of Teethp. 46
Malformationsp. 46
Age Changes in Natural Teethp. 47
Classification of Maloclusionp. 48
Classification of Dental Remainsp. 51
Freshp. 51
Wholep. 51
Fragmentedp. 52
Decomposed/Incineratedp. 52
Whole: Fire, water, time, temperature, insect, or animal destructionp. 52
Fragmentedp. 54
Skeletalp. 55
Wholep. 55
Fragmentedp. 56
Role of Dental Professionalsp. 59
Instrumentationp. 65
Crime Scenep. 75
Antemortem Recordsp. 81
Dental Recordsp. 85
Postmortem Records-The Dental Autopsyp. 89
Order of Reliability of Identification Methodsp. 89
Essential Elements of the Dental Autopsyp. 89
The Autopsy-Activationp. 90
The Autopsy-Methodologyp. 94
Genderp. 94
Age Estimationp. 97
Community Placementp. 98
Other Considerationsp. 99
The Morguep. 101
Photographyp. 109
Radiographyp. 111
Charting and Recordingp. 112
Autopsy-The Reportp. 113
Terminology for Body Identificationp. 113
ABFO Guidelinesp. 113
Insufficient Evidencep. 113
Exhumation and Taphonomyp. 114
Methods of Comparison and Identificationp. 117
Local and Worldwidep. 117
CAPMI (Computer Assisted Post Mortem Identification System)p. 118
WINIDp. 119
NCIC 2000 (Also Known as NCIC)p. 120
NDIR (National Dental Image Repository)p. 125
NamUsp. 125
Interpolp. 127
CPIC (Canadian Police Information Center)p. 127
NAMPN (North American Missing Persons Network)p. 128
DOE Networkp. 128
EDAN (Everyone Deserves A Name)p. 128
FLUIDDB (Florida Unidentified Deceased Data Base)p. 128
California Missing Personsp. 129
VICTIMS (Victim Information, Catalog, Tracking, and Image System)p. 129
IDIS (Intelligent Dental Identification System)p. 130
ADIS (Automatic Dental Identification System)p. 130
Outside Agenciesp. 130
Missing Childrenp. 131
NCMEC (National Center for Missing and Exploited Children)p. 131
Missing Adultsp. 131
NCMA (National Center for Missing Adults)p. 131
Mass Disasterp. 133
Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act of 1996 (702b)p. 134
Facial Approximationp. 145
Odontoglyphics-Bitemarksp. 151
Introductionp. 151
Background and Case Historiesp. 151
State v. Doyle (Texas, 1954)p. 151
People v. Marx (California, 1975)p. 152
State v. Bundy (Florida, 1979)p. 153
Odontoglyphics-Bitemarksp. 154
Variables in Bitemarksp. 155
Bitemark Classificationp. 158
Bitemark Evidence Collection and Preservationp. 163
The Scenep. 167
Morgue Photographyp. 168
The Bite Printp. 169
Bitemark Impressionsp. 170
Tissue Removalp. 170
Summaryp. 170
Preserving the Bitemarkp. 170
Analysis of the Bitemarkp. 171
Obtaining Bitemark Evidence from a Suspectp. 173
Search Warrant or Court Orderp. 174
Comparison Analysisp. 174
Materials Left at the Crime Scene That May Contain Bitemarksp. 177
Animal Bitesp. 179
Pattern Injuries That Can Mimic Bitemarksp. 180
Circumstances of the Event-Brewer Casep. 182
Wound Analysisp. 182
Comparison to a Suspectp. 183
Conclusionp. 184
Errors in Bitemark Interpretationp. 184
The Expert Witnessp. 195
Introductionp. 195
Civil Proceedingp. 195
Standard of Care Issues-Dental Malpracticep. 198
The Expert for the Plaintiffp. 200
The Expert for the Defensep. 202
The Deposition Duces Tecump. 205
The Civil Trialp. 209
Direct Testimony-Plaintiff Expertp. 209
Direct Testimony-Defense Expertp. 210
Cross-Examinationp. 211
Expert Witnesses Do's and Don'tsp. 212
Expert Witnesses in Criminal Casesp. 213
Types of Casesp. 213
Bitemark Testimonyp. 217
Prosecution Expert Testimonyp. 217
Defense Expert Testimonyp. 221
Conclusionp. 223
Psychological Consequencesp. 225
Professional Organizationsp. 227
AAFSp. 227
ASFOp. 228
IAIp. 228
ABFOp. 228
Final Notep. 231
Appendixp. 233
Bibliographyp. 261
Indexp. 265
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