Covid 19 – A Forensic Odontologist Perspective

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Manoj Prabhakar
Preethi Murali
B. Sivapathasundharam

Abstract

Investigations related to forensic odontology involves handling of antemortem as well as postmortem dental records. In case of any identification process, forensic odontologists may end up in exposing these dental related records. Exposure to any biological remains, and its related surfaces or objects at the scene, during this pandemic situation, puts any forensic professional at risk towards COVID-19. A detailed description on the risk involved during dental identification and autopsy procedures, and the knowledge about the precautionary measures which have to be exercised, makes the forensic team to carry forth the work cautiously without any perplexity or doubt.

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How to Cite
Prabhakar, M. ., Murali, P., & Sivapathasundharam, B. . (2022). Covid 19 – A Forensic Odontologist Perspective. Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences, 12(2), 117–119. https://doi.org/10.18311/jfds/12/2/2020.614

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