Forensic dental identification specialists are typically the last conventional option for postmortem identification. Forensic dental identification is most often accomplished by comparing radiographs of the decedent’s teeth with the dental radiographs obtained from the dentist of the suspected victim. Unfortunately, antemortem dental radiographs are not always available. When presented with this challenge, the authors of this article have been successful in completing identifications using means other than dental radiographic comparison.
Secular trend in the maturation of permanent teeth in a sample of Turkish children over the past 30 years.
This study was performed to evaluate the influence of secular trends on dental maturation among …