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  1. The first forensic dentist in the United States was _______________.
  1. ____________ records are used to aid in the identification of individuals who are victims of criminal acts, murder investigations, missing persons, or mass fatalities.
  1. One of the most important reasons of confirmation of decedent’s identity is?
  1. Teeth have the ability to survive decomposition and withstand extreme temperature changes, which is why dental evidence comparison is one of the most dependable and reliable methods of identification.
  1. The following is collected for post-mortem records EXCEPT ____________.
  1. There are three categories when comparing dental records for identification, which are _______________.
  1. The computer database currently being utilized by DMORT on deployments for dental identification is ____________.
  1. The purpose of NCIC system is to provide a computerized database for ready access by a criminal justice agency making an inquiry and for prompt disclosure of information in the system from other criminal justice agencies about missing or unidentified persons, crimes, and criminals.
  1. Human bite marks are described as a(n) __________ or __________ injury that records the specific characteristics of the teeth.
  1. Bite marks are often found on children who are abused.
  1. The duration of a bite mark is determined by the magnitude and how long the victim had been bitten.
  1. An incident where more deaths occur than can be handled by local resources is considered a _______________.
  1. DMORT stands for _______________.
  1. The National Disaster Medical System is a federally coordinated system and is a part of the _______________ department that augments the nation’s medical response capability.
  1. DMORT works under the __________ jurisdictional authorities when deployed.
  1. There are ________ regions within DMORT and each region consists of a team from certain states.
  1. The American Board of Forensic Odontology serves as the credentialing body for dentists who have satisfied experience and and training requirements to sit for the challenging ABFO examination.
  1. Researching your local dental professionals who assist the coroner/medical examiner’s office and volunteering to assist can be a good way to enter into forensics.