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mike-tabor's picture
Oct.10.2013
If a body is examined and there are no immediate clues as to who this person might be, our first step at the Medical Examiner’s Office is to do a complete dental examination and xray of every tooth. It basically consists of a similar exam you are getting from your family dentist. Clinical...
mike-tabor's picture
Oct.09.2013
The accuracy of forensic dental identification is without question. With their being 32 natural teeth in the adult human (counting wisdom teeth), and with each tooth having 5 separate sides, the number of possibilities of fillings on each of the surfaces of every tooth is practically...
mike-tabor's picture
Jul.25.2013
  I have reviewed the Whitey Bulger story  in detail and find it fascinating. It reminds me of several gang type cases we have worked involving murders similar to this. The practice of extracting human teeth, decapitating the victim, or cutting their hands off to hide fingerprints of the...
mike-tabor's picture
Jul.16.2013
When Nashville, Tennessee, is referred to as Music City, USA, there are some real reasons behind that claim. During the first two weeks of June each year, our fair city, and the surrounding counties extending down to Manchester, put on a show for just about any type of music lover. For the...
luke-james's picture
May.28.2013
Flaco de Placo The celebrated flamenco dentist, Spins his toupee On an index finger, Like a Chinese plate juggler.   He is on a break.   Flamenco dentistry Can be particularly fatiguing, Given the simultaneous juxtaposition Of skilled hand movements on a minute scale Combined with a good...
marilyn-jaye-lewis's picture
Sep.25.2011
It is now only a week before I leave for Paris (still no sign of panic disorder, yay!!) and I have done everything humanly possible to save enough money to make sure that all the bills that will come due in October while I'm gone will get paid on time. I have royalties saved for my "spending...
christine-bottaro's picture
Apr.13.2011
    "Are you a daytime clencher or a nighttime clencher?"   "I do not clench at all," I think to myself. It is impossible to speak, so I shake my head no. I am in the dentist's office for my semi-annual cleaning, and the hygienist is rooting around in my mouth,...
leslie-musoko's picture
May.27.2010
It was August of 1990 and I never thought this day would come but it finally did. I had been hauling this cavity in my mouth through my infancy and into adulthood for almost ten years. I had worn it like an identity, a sign that had softened any arrogance within me. It was a scar from my youth, a...
sue-glasco's picture
May.12.2010
 Georgia softball team won the second game against University of Texas on Monday night. We all were  elated.    It started out unbelievably lopsided—almost embarrassingly so.  Everyone was saying they were feeling sorry for the Longhorns, but then Texas hit a home run, and the scored ended 11-5. ...
sue-glasco's picture
Feb.25.2010
Unmelted mounds of snow bulldozed up against light posts in town parking lots are the only evidence of recent snowfall.  The large heaps in the first lot I visited were all dirty with soot, but this afternoon in another lot, the pile of snow was mostly white.   Bright sunshine made today crispy...