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Basic Guide

There are a number of review articles on bitemarks that are a good starting place to learn more about their use in the medico legal matters.

JADA_redesign_coverJ Am Dent Assoc. 1995 Feb;126(2):223-32.
Bite marks in forensic dentistry: a review of legal, scientific issues.
Rothwell BR.
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bdj02_thumbBr Dent J. 2001 Apr 28;190(8):415-8.
A look at forensic dentistry–Part 2: teeth as weapons of violence–identification of bitemark perpetrators.
Sweet D, Pretty IA.
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coverDent Update. 2008 Jan-Feb;35(1):48-50, 53-4, 57-8 passim.
Forensic dentistry: 2. Bitemarks and bite injuries.
Pretty IA.
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