Identification from a bitemark in a wad of chewing gum

Nambiar, P. and Carson, G. and Taylor, J.A. and Brown, K.A. (2001) Identification from a bitemark in a wad of chewing gum. Journal of Forensic Odonto-Stomatology, 19 (1). pp. 5-8. ISSN 0258414X

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Abstract

A wad of used chewing gum recovered from the scene of a burglary contained impressions of human teeth. Casts of these impressions displayed unique morphological characteristics which were found to show concordance with corresponding features present on casts of the posterior teeth of a suspect.

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Additional Information: Export Date: 30 September 2012 Source: Scopus CODEN: JFOSE PubMed ID: 11494677 Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Nambiar, P.; Dept. of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; email: phrabha@um.edu.my Chemicals/CAS: Chewing Gum References: Benson, B.W., Cottone, J.A., Bomberg, T.J., Sperber, N.D., Bitemark impressions: A review of techniques and materials (1988) J Forensic Sci, 33, pp. 1238-1243; Phillips, V.M., Thompson, I.O.C., A bitemark case with a twist (1994) J Forensic Odontostomatol, 12, pp. 37-40; Furuhata, T., Yamamoto, K., (1967) Forensic odontology, pp. 97-103. , Springfield: Charles C Thomas; Harvey, W., (1976) Dental identification and forensic odontology, pp. 88-123. , London: Henry Kimpton Publishers; Whittaker, D.K., Some laboratory studies on the accuracy of bitemark comparison (1975) Int Dent J, 25, pp. 166-171; Cameron, J.M., Sims, B.G., (1973) Forensic Dentistry, pp. 129-145. , London: Churchill Livingstone; Webster, G., A suggested classification of bitemarks in foodstuffs in forensic dental analysis Forensic Sci Int, 20, pp. 45-52; Layton, J.J., Identification from a bitemark on cheese (1969) Aust Police J, pp. 116-125; Aboshi, H., Taylor, J.A., Takei, T., Brown, K.A., Comparison of bitemarks in foodstuffs by computer imaging: A case report (1994) J Forensic Odontostomatol, 12, pp. 41-44; Ström, F., Investigation of bitemarks (1963) J Dent Res, 42, pp. 312-316; Sperber, N.D., Chewing gum-an unusual clue in a recent homicide investigation (1981) Int J Ortho, 19, pp. 7-8
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bitemarks Chewing gum Identification article bite dentistry finger dermatoglyphics forensic identification forensic medicine human morphology priority journal technique Adolescent Bites, Human Dental Models Forensic Anthropology Forensic Dentistry Humans Male Theft
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry > Dept of General Dental Practice And Oral & Maxillofacial Imaging
Depositing User: Mr Ahmad Azwan Azman
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2012 02:16
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2012 02:16
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/3861

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