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.
Developed by two of the nation’s most preeminent dental forensic examiners
This comprehensive volume, organized for field and lab reference, is enhanced with more than 300 color photos. It is an essential resource for medical examiners, investigators, dental specialists, lawyers, and expert witnesses.
About the Authors
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.
Very much needed not only to encourage dentists to study forensics but also for medical examiners to use our expertise to help them in their work.
— David Moretz, DDS
Dr. Silver and Dr. Souviron have just completed a must read text. From the novice odontologist to the seasoned expert, Dental Autopsy should be in everyone’s personal library of texts.
—Adam J. Freeman, DDS, D-ABFO, President, American Society of Forensic Odontology
One of the most valuable aspects of the book is that it has been illustrated with more than 300 color photos. … an essential resource for medical examiners, investigators, dental specialists, lawyers, and expert witnesses.
—Anil Aggrawal's Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Volume 10, Number 2, July - December 2009
I found the book to be entertaining and educational. I appreciated the authors' detail. The layout of the book is very orderly and systematic, but also informal
and casual. This makes the book very easy to follow.
—Michael Louria, DMD, Today’s FDA
Introduction to Forensic Odontology
Classification of Dental Remains
Role of Dental Professionals
Postmortem Records—The Dental Autopsy
Methods of Comparison and Identification
The Expert Witness