Tooth Morphology

  • Balwant Rai
  • Jasdeep Kaur


Knowledge of tooth morphology is very important for forensic odontologists to identify the teeth. This chapter focuses on teeth anatomy.


Occlusal Surface Lateral Incisor Proximal Surface Lingual Surface Incisal Edge 
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  2. Rai B (2010) Dental anatomy in forensic odontology. Indian J Forensic Odontol 1:3–8Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Balwant Rai
    • 1
  • Jasdeep Kaur
    • 1
  1. 1.Earth and Life Sciences Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and ILEWGAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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