A specialized branch of forensic medicine devoted to the proper examination, handling, identification; and presentation of dental evidence in the interest of justice and community service.

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Manual of 9781439851333Forensic Odontology, Fifth Edition

Advances in forensic odontology have led to improvements in dental identification for individual cases as well as in disaster victim identification (DVI). New and updated technologies mean advances in bitemark analysis and age estimation. Growth in the field has strengthened missing persons’ networks leading to more and faster identifications of unidentified individuals.

A product of the American Society of Forensic Odontology, the Manual of Forensic Odontology, Fifth Edition provides comprehensive and up-to-date information involving all facets of forensic dentistry and explores critical issues relating to the scientific principles supporting the field’s evaluations and conclusions.

 New information in the Fifth Edition includes

•Scientific principles and the need for more and better research in the field
•Oral and maxillofacial radiographic features of forensic interest
•Forensic pathology and its ties to forensic odontology
•New techniques and improved technologies for age estimation
•Advances in bitemark evidence management
•Animal bitemarks
•National and international forensic dental organizations
•Tips for becoming involved in forensic odontology 

The manual has been an important source of forensic dentistry information for more than 20 years. This new edition is edited by a past president of the American Board of Forensic Odontology and a past Chair of the Odontology Section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Expanded and enhanced with extensive color illustrations, this volume is designed to provide essential information based on sound scientific principles for experienced forensic odontologists and for those new to the discipline.

 About the Authors

David R. Senn, D.D.S. is Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, (UTHSCSA) Dental School. He is the Director of the Center for Education and Research in Forensics, and the two-year Fellowship in Forensic Odontology. As a forensic odontologist with the Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT) he worked in victim recovery and dental identification in New York following the World Trade Center attacks, after the Shuttle Columbia disaster, and following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. He is the Chief Forensic Odontologist for the Bexar County (Texas) Medical Examiner’s Office. Dr. Senn is the President-Elect of the American Society of Forensic Odontology, a Fellow in the Odontology Section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) and is past- president (2009-2010) of the American Board of Forensic Odontology
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Richard A. Weems, D.M.D., M.S. is an Associate Professor at the UAB School of Dentistry and is director of Oral Radiology and the UAB Maxillofacial CBCT Imaging Center. In 1988, he became a forensic dental consultant to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences (ADFS) and he also currently serves as the chief forensic dentist for the Jefferson County (Alabama) Chief Coroner/Medical Examiner’s Office. Dr. Weems is the dental section leader of Region IV of the Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT) and participated in DMORT’s response to the World Trade Center disaster, Hurricane Katrina, and Hurricane Ike. In 2005, Dr. Weems received certification by the American Board of Forensic Odontology (ABFO). He is the immediate past President of the American Society of Forensic Odontology. He is a Fellow in the Odontology Section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) and served as the Odontology Section Chair from 2010-2012.

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Bite9781439818626mark Evidence: A Color Atlas and Text, 2nd Edition

Robert B.J. Dorion
March 16, 2011

Experts in the field of bitemark evidence confront complexities ranging from the identification and collection of evidence, to microscopic analysis, to legal implications and courtroom admissibility. Now in its second edition, Bitemark Evidence reflects the knowledge, training, experience, opinions, and research of 27 authors from around the world to present an atlas with coverage from a range of disciplines. This comprehensive text details the protocols for photography, collection, preservation, and analysis of bitemarks and examines everything from the history of bitemark evidence, to diagnostic considerations, to expert witnesses and testimony.

 Dr. Robert Dorion received a B.Sc. from St. Francis Xavier University in 1968 and a D.D.S. from McGill University in 1972. This founding member of the ABFO has served as President in 1985-86 and held various positions on the Ethics, Certification and Examination, Bitemark Evidence and Patterned Injuries, and Research Committees and contributed to Bitemark Workshop #3, #4, #5, #6 and #8; he has held appointments/lectured at the University of Montreal, Laval, and McGill, the Canadian Police College (RCMP), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Dental Task Force, (CPIC) Advisory Committee and the Child Abduction and Serial Killer Unit. In 2002 he received an «exceptional service in the public interest » award from the FBI director. In 2004 as assistant professor inaugurated the first forensic dentistry internet course for McGill University’s Faculty of Dentistry and the Laboratoire des science judiciaries et de médecine légale, Ministry of Public Security for Quebec. He has served as Director of forensic dentistry for the latter since 1973. He become a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in 1975, Fellow in 1977, received the Distinguished Fellow award in 2002, the Lester Luntz Award in 2005 and the Reidar Sognnaes Award of Excellence in 2006, a member of the Board of Directors (2007-2010) and Executive Committee (2008-2009). He has held various posts with the Canadian Society of Forensic Science since 1972 including President in 1978-79 and Fellow in 1997. He is Fellow of L’Académie Dentaire du Québec, and the American College of Dentists. As Research Assistant Professor, Dept of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo has contributed to bitemark research and literature. He has served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Canadian Society of Forensic Science, the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association, and Consultant to the Law Reform Commission of Canada. Dr. Dorion has researched, lectured and published extensively in forensic dentistry and edited the only stand-alone books on Bitemark Evidence (1st and 2nd editions).


9781420070132

 Dental Autopsy
William E. Silver, Richard R. Souviron
June 23, 2009

The most advanced and complete forensic dentistry resource of its kind, this volume provides essential guidance in all areas of forensics odontologly. It supplies medical examiners and forensic investigators with the detailed information needed to perform their work with the highest level of authority in the dental autopsy lab, the field, and the courtroom.


Dr. William Silver
is the deputy chief forensic odontologist for the Miami Dade Medical Examiner’s Department. He has worked on numerous mass disasters and training programs, offering his expertise in dental identifications in the World Trade Center disaster, Hurricane Katrina, and the Miami Valujet crash.

Dr. Richard Souviron is the chief forensic odontologist for the Miami Dade Medical Examiner’s Department and is one of the founding forensic odontologists for the Odontology section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He has been involved in several high profile bitemark cases and has appeared on Court TV, 60 Minutes, Forensic Files, Dateline, CNN, and BBC. 


9781420078367Forensic Dentistry, Second Edition

David R. Senn, Paul G. Stimson
January 25, 2010

The identification of unknown individuals and the estimation of age, race, and gender are among the chief functions of forensic dentistry. Other important applications include the investigation and analysis of bitemarks and oral injuries in abuse cases and evaluating, reporting, and testifying in civil litigation cases. Twelve years after the benchmark first edition of this book explored these topics, the long-awaited Forensic Dentistry, Second Edition offers a comprehensive update and revision of the material. Offering insight from many new contributors on the cutting edge of forensic science and odontology, this new edition expands the book’s scope to include a broader historical and theoretical analysis, a thorough assessment of the past decade’s developments, and a far-reaching projection of future trends. 

David R. Senn, D.D.S., attended the University of Texas in Austin and received his dental degree from the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston. He is director, Center for Education and Research in Forensics; director, Fellowship in Forensic Odontology; and director, Southwest Symposium on Forensic Dentistry. He is also a forensic odontology consultant and chief forensic odontologist for the Bexar County (Texas) Medical Examiner’s Office.

Paul G. Stimson, D.D.S., M.S., is a graduate of Loyola University Dental School and has an M.S. degree in general pathology from the University of Chicago. He is an emeritus professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. He is a registered emeritus diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and an active diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Odontology.  


primary tooth developmentPrimary Tooth Development in Infancy: A text and Atlas 

P. Sema Aka, Murat Yagan, Nergis Canturk, and Rukiye Dagalp

  • Describes the early phases of tooth development
  • Explores dental identification
  • Contains fetal and infant age estimation formulae
  • Includes access to age-estimation software

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