Odontology

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Odontology
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  1. What does IME stand for?
    -Independant Medical Exam.
  2. Name 2 major parts of a tooth?
    -crown and root.
  3. Name 4 types of teeh found in an adult mouth?
    -bicuspids, cuspids, molars, and incisors.
  4. Name at least 3 people in dental history that used dental evidence to identify a person?
    -Claudius' wife, William the Conquerer, and Paul Revere.
  5. Give the definition of odontology by giving the areas in where it's used?
    -identification, bite mark analysis, and malpractice.
  6. What is the difference between DMD, and DDS?
    -philosophy of the university.
  7. Name 3 types of teeth in a juvenile mouth?
    -incisors, cuspid, and pre-molars.
  8. Teeth are unique to the individual, 5 things to look for?
    -fillings, spacings, missing teeth, appliances (implants), and chips.
  9. What are the responsibilities of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th?
    • 1st-go to the scene, and collects evidence.
    • 2nd-stay at the morgue and do post mortums.
    • 3rd-investigate, collecting anti mortum records.
    • 4th- enter data into computer.
  10. By_______ years of age, all primary teeth usually have erupted?
    -2.
  11. Two types of witnesses in the trial where odontology may be used _________?
    -fact and expert witness.
  12. The _________ of the tooth is a great source of DNA.
    -pulp.
  13. Adults have ______ teeth.
    -32.
  14. Bite marks in human tissure must be photographed over _____ days so the swelling won't effect blah blah blah. (:
    -7.
  15. Children's teeth are ____.
    -primary.
  16. Treating dentist of the victum cannot be the __________.
    -expert witness.
  17. Crown of a tooth is composed of an outer covering called _______.
    -enamel.
  18. Small children have ______ teeth.
    -20.
  19. Root is composed of an outer covering called __________.
    -cementum.
  20. Any license dentist can act as a forensic dentist.
    -TRUE.
  21. When photographing teeth for analysis, one should leave the standard measuring stick in place.
    -TRUE.
  22. Akk expert witness testimony should support the party that retained the expert to be fair.
    -FALSE.
  23. Radiographs are the best media to compare post mortum and anti mortums.
    -TRUE.
  24. If the socket is present, the tooth may have been recently extracted.
    -TRUE.
  25. The first use of dentitin to identify a decendant in 1st century AD was when the jealous wife identified the mistress by her miscolored tooth.
    -TRUE.
  26. In a dental malpractice case, neglegence by the dentist or injury but not both.
    -FALSE.
  27. Ina bite mark analysis, the objective is to exclude all subjects as the biter.
    -TRUE.
  28. The fully formed tooth is not a good source of DNA.
    -FALSE.
  29. The courts have accepted using dental means to identify a deceased person for the past 10 years.
    -FALSE.
  30. Only bite marks in human tissue can be analyzed to determine the biter.
    -FALSE.
  31. All that is required to become a forensic odonologist is to be in a related field.
    -FALSE.

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