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EDITORIAL

The Application and Cogency of Dental Restorations and Endodontics in Forensic Odontology

Sundaresan Balagopal

Keywords : Dental restoration, Endodontic anatomy, Forensic dentistry

Citation Information : Balagopal S. The Application and Cogency of Dental Restorations and Endodontics in Forensic Odontology. J Oper Dent Endod 2021; 6 (2):51-52.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10047-0117

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 24-05-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Abstract

Dentition, its number, alignment, shape, size, morphology, and its relation to various adjoining structures in the jaw provide uniqueness to every individual. Dental restorations and endodontic treatment in one or more teeth in an individual can provide further distinctiveness which cannot be matched with another person. This editorial presents the application and validity of dental restorations in the human identification and deliverance of justice. This editorial also presents the current status of forensic odontology in India and other countries and how the possibilities of this science and art can be further disseminated for the benefit of the society.


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