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International Dental Journal of Student Research

Periodontal link in forensic research – An overview

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Article Type : Review Article

Author Details: S Gopalakrishnan*,Gomathi G D,Vivekanandan U,M Sharmila

Volume : 7

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2278-3784

Print ISSN : 2394-708X

Article First Page : 81

Article End Page : 83


Forensic Dentistry is defined as a budding branch of dentistry dealing with dental evidence for human identification. Periodontal tissues are the supporting apparatus of the tooth which has many hidden genetic components that could be useful in the field of Forensic science. This article highlights the importance of periodontal tissues in various aspects of forensic research.

Keywords: Forensic research, Periodontal tissues.

Doi No:-10.18231/j.idjsr.2019.021