About the book
Over the last couple of decades interest in the subject of forensic
Odontology has exploded in Indian subcontinent. “Handbook of Forensic
Odontology-An Indian perspective” will provide dental students, wishing to gain
experience or pursue a career in forensic Odontology with a reliable
understanding of this new discipline. This authoritative volume draws contributions
from many experienced experts from around the world to offer a solid foundation
in both the practical and theoretical components of forensic work,
especially for undergraduates and postgraduates.
Over 20 inter-disciplinary chapters are weaved together, including:
historical development, current field methods in analyzing crime, natural
disasters and human atrocities, an array of laboratory, key case studies,
legal, professional, and ethical issues, and promising future directions, all
from an Indian perspective. This volume will be the benchmark for the
understanding of forensic dentistry for years to come and will be a welcome
addition to the forensic libraries all over the globe.