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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 68-71

Coding of prosthesis in forensic dentistry: A simple innovative technique


1 Department of Prosthodontics, Sharad Pawar Dental College & Hospital, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University), Sawangi (M), Wardha, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sharad Pawar Dental College & Hospital, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University), Sawangi (M), Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Seema Sathe Kambala
Department of Prosthodontics, SPDC, DMIMS (DU), Sawangi (M), Wardha, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jdmimsu.jdmimsu_52_20

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Background: This article describes technique for coding of removable prosthesis by using rubber stamp and radiopaque marker. Material and Methods: This method involves scrapping off 1mm of polished surface of the denture. Self-cure acrylic resin in dough stage is placed in the space prepared and UID (Aadhar card number) indentations are made with rubber stamp over which barium sulphate is sprinkled and repacked with self-cure acrylic resin. Results: Finishing and polishing of denture is done and a lateral cephalogram is recorded. Lateral cephalogram shows radiopaque digitations revealing the identity of the patient. Conclusion: This method is of immense importance for identification of individuals when required for forensic investigations & in mass disaster.


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