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History of Odontology

Odontology, the science of using dental information to identify a deceased person, began as early as the first century A.D. Since then, this field of study has grown to be recognized worldwide by organizations such as the American Board of Forensic Odontology. It is useful both in convicting criminals in court and in identifying victims of natural disasters. Continue reading

How Are Teeth Numbered in the Human Mouth?

Have you ever wondered what the dentist is talking bout when he says “filling on four-eight, missing one-six” etc? Here below are some of the systems used by dentists worldwide to number each tooth. First of all, you’ll need to know the types of teeth you have in your mouth. Continue reading