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The Quantification of Tooth Displacement
Journal of Forensic Identification
  • Thomas W Radmer, Marquette University
  • L Thomas Johnson, Marquette University
  • Mingan Yang, Marquette University
  • Thomas Wirtz, Marquette University
Document Type
Article
Language
eng
Format of Original
15 p.
Publication Date
1-1-2010
Publisher
International Association for Identification
Disciplines
Abstract
By using reference points from a single pixel marker placed at the center point of the cuspid teeth and the center point on each of the incisor teeth, a polynomial curve was generated as a native curve for each dental arch studied. The polynomial curve generated from actual tooth position in each arch provides the forensic odontologist with another reference point that is quantifiable. The study represents that individual characteristics, such as tooth displacement, can be quantified in a simple, reliable, and repeatable format.
Comments

Published Version. Journal of Forensic Identification, Volume 60, No. 1, (2010), pp. 4-18.

©2010 International Association for Identification

Citation Information
Thomas W Radmer, L Thomas Johnson, Mingan Yang and Thomas Wirtz. "The Quantification of Tooth Displacement" Journal of Forensic Identification (2010) ISSN: 0895-173X
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/thomas_radmer/5/