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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 35-39

Oral and virtual autopsy in forensic dentistry

1 Department of Forensic Odontology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha University, SIMATS, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
3 General Dentist, Vancouver, Canada

Correspondence Address:
Abirami Arthanari
Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha University, SIMATS, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijcpc.ijcpc_13_21

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An examination of unidentified deceased individual and collection of evidence in forensics is a multiple process. “Autopsy is derived from the Greek word autopsy, meaning “the act of seeing for oneself.” The involvement of forensic odontologist in the examination autopsy is called oral autopsy. Oral autopsy, virtual autopsy, and forensic facial reconstruction are added bench mark in forensic, which is judiciously helpful in criminal investigation and human identification. This review is to show the highlights of forensic oral autopsy in person identification and about the newer techniques used in this current era.

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