dental records


: the information about a person's teeth that a dentist has

Examples of dental records in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The experts studying the remains use scientific processes like dental records, isotope analysis, mitochondrial and chromosomal analysis, and more to attempt to make an identification. Kerry Breen, CBS News, 11 July 2024 That, along with dental records and other investigative methods, linked the remains to Risku, according to the bureau. Sarah Nelson, The Indianapolis Star, 12 June 2024 The gang then burned the two of them inside a sedan, torching their bodies so thoroughly that Parrilla had to be identified through dental records. Thomas Tracy, New York Daily News, 20 Mar. 2024 After dental records finally confirmed the body to be Caraballo’s, investigators flew to Texas to talk to Ducharme, who was 21 at the time of the killing. Christine Pelisek, Peoplemag, 6 June 2024 While most of those missing troops were identified primarily using DNA and dental records, the U.S. government is turning to British archaeologists to help find a World War II pilot whose plane crashed in a dense English woodland in 1944. Stephen Smith, CBS News, 21 May 2024 Ellen's body was so decomposed police had to use dental records to identify her. Peter Van Sant, CBS News, 14 May 2024 Using dental records, the medical examiner identified the victim as Matthew Broncho. Abigail Adams, Peoplemag, 6 May 2024 Broncho was identified through dental records, deputies said. Helena Wegner, Idaho Statesman, 6 May 2024

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“Dental records.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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