Chairani, Shanty and Auerkari, Elza I. (2008) PEMANFAATAAN RUGA PALATAL UNTUK IDENTIFIKASI FORENSIK. Indonesian Journal of Dentistry, 15 (2). pp. 261-269. ISSN 1693-9697

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Human identification is very important in forensic field. Analysis of teeth and other components in oral cavity can make a significant contribution in the process. Palatal rugae, which is one of the components in oral cavity, have a promising prospect in helping identification process because of its individualistic pattern. In special case whereas victim was burnt and the jaw was edentulous, which identification methods using analysis of fingerprint and tooth examination was not possible, analysis of palatal rugae would be very helpful in identification process. This paper will discuss application of palatal rugae analysis in forensic identification, the benefits and the limitations. Several challenges in the future so that the usage of analysis of palatal rugae becoming wider and more optimal, will also be discussed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry > RK1-715 Dentistry
Divisions: 04-Faculty of Medicine > 12201-Dentistry (S1)
Depositing User: drg Shanty Chairani
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2019 17:04
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2019 17:04

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