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NCJ Number: 114112 Find in a Library
Title: Bite Mark Impressions: A Review of Techniques and Materials
Journal: Journal of Forensic Sciences  Volume:33  Issue:5  Dated:(September 1988)  Pages:1238-1243
Author(s): B W Benson; J A Cottone; J A Bomberg; N D Sperber
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 6
Type: Literature Review
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Many techniques are described in literature for use in making impressions of bite mark indentations. A representative technique is presented in detail. Several types of dental materials common to many impression techniques are reviewed with regard to their accuracy, ease of use, and dimensional stability over time. Adherence of materials and a model pouring technique are also discussed. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Libel
Index Term(s): Evidence identification; Forensic medicine
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