Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 10

Controversies and Challenges in Bite Mark Analysis: A Comprehensive Review

Dr Anjali Sehrawat*

Forensic investigator, Sherlock Institute of Forensic Science, India

*Corresponding Author: Dr Anjali Sehrawat, Forensic investigator, Sherlock Institute of Forensic Science, India.

Received: August 24, 2023; Published: September 16, 2023


In forensic investigations, bite mark analysis has long been used as a useful tool to identify offenders and correlate crime scenes. But in recent years, this practice has come under more criticism and debate. The problems and limitations of bite mark analysis are critically examined in this review article, including issues with subjective interpretation, potential sources of mistakes, and ongoing research projects aimed at enhancing its validity and reliability. This article seeks to provide a full overview of the strengths, flaws, and urgent need for developments in this subject by critically assessing the current level of bite mark analysis. This review article strives to ensure the integrity and effectiveness of bite mark analysis in forensic investigations by conducting a holistic study to support its continued development and improvement.

Keywords: Bite Mark Analysis; Forensic Odontology; Controversies; Challenges; Limitations; Subjective Interpretation; Sources of Error; Reliability, Validity; Ongoing Research; Advancements; Forensic Investigations; Perpetrator Identification; Crime Scene Linkage


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Citation: Dr Anjali Sehrawat. “Controversies and Challenges in Bite Mark Analysis: A Comprehensive Review".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.10 (2023): 64-70.


Copyright: © 2023 Dr Anjali Sehrawat. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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