Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 9

Frontal Sinus as Tool in Identification


Anushri Tiwari*

Fellowship in Forensic Odontology, D.Y Patil University, Navi Mumbai, India

*Corresponding Author: Anushri Tiwari. Fellowship in Forensic Odontology, D.Y Patil University, Navi Mumbai, India.

Received: May 26, 2020; Published: August 31, 2020



Identification of the dead is important in mass disasters, road traffic accidents, criminal investigations as well as accidents involving fire. The most common identification techniques are: fingerprinting, dental comparison, and DNA profiling. This review aims at delving into the use of frontal sinus as an aid in the identification process.

Keywords: Frontal Sinus; Personal Identification; Sex Determination



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Citation: Anushri Tiwari. “Frontal Sinus as Tool in Identification". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.9 (2020): 187-190.


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