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Labelled prosthesis linked to aadhaar card id- a reliable method of human identification in forensic odontology

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Author Details: Sushant Patil, Suryakant Deogade

Volume : 3

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2581-480X

Print ISSN : 2581-4796

Article First Page : 78

Article End Page : 81


Personal identification in natural and manmade disasters can be made by using methods like DNA analysis, finger prints, carbon 14 enamel dating, rugaescopy, cheiloscopy, skull shape and size, dental structure chart and various denture labeling methods. Implementations of labelled dentures system linked with AADHAAR CARD, a unique identification card of India citizen can be important in identifying people who have lost their memory or in states of unconsciousness or in identifying the bodies of those who have died in natural calamity, disasters, accident etc. Identification is an essential issue in all medico legal investigation because a wrong identity may pose a problem in delivering justice. Positive identification through labelled dentures plays a key role in forensic odontology. A number of labeling systems are available and are broadly classified into either surface marking methods or inclusion methods. This article describes various methods involved in labeling dentures and suggests unique method of labelling dentures linked with Aadhaar ID card in India.

: Denture labeling, Surface methods, Inclusion methods, Aadhaar card ID