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2011-01-24 15:22:22
forensic 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?
  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.
  13. Adults have ______ teeth.
  14. Bite marks in human tissure must be photographed over _____ days so the swelling won't effect blah blah blah. (:
  15. Children's teeth are ____.
  16. Treating dentist of the victum cannot be the __________.
    -expert witness.
  17. Crown of a tooth is composed of an outer covering called _______.
  18. Small children have ______ teeth.
  19. Root is composed of an outer covering called __________.
  20. Any license dentist can act as a forensic dentist.
  21. When photographing teeth for analysis, one should leave the standard measuring stick in place.
  22. Akk expert witness testimony should support the party that retained the expert to be fair.
  23. Radiographs are the best media to compare post mortum and anti mortums.
  24. If the socket is present, the tooth may have been recently extracted.
  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.
  26. In a dental malpractice case, neglegence by the dentist or injury but not both.
  27. Ina bite mark analysis, the objective is to exclude all subjects as the biter.
  28. The fully formed tooth is not a good source of DNA.
  29. The courts have accepted using dental means to identify a deceased person for the past 10 years.
  30. Only bite marks in human tissue can be analyzed to determine the biter.
  31. All that is required to become a forensic odonologist is to be in a related field.