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MIGUEL, Luiz Carlos Machado et al. Dentist's performance at the General Expertise Institute of Joinville, SC. Rev. ABENO [online]. 2017, vol.17, n.2, pp. 51-59. ISSN 1679-5954.

Dentistry has a far-reaching field of activity, being the Legal Dentistry the specialty carried out with official services: General Expertise Institute, Institute of Criminalistics and Legal Medical Institute. In these institutions, the forensic dentist can perform examinations of body delicti, dental-legal necropsies, ballistics tests, DNA, thanatological and anthropological examinations, among others. The present study analyzed reports of body lesions that involved the maxillomandibular complex of people who examined at the General Expertise Institute of the State of Santa Catarina between the years of 2012 and 2014. During the period of study 14,310 reports were registered and 1,210 (8.45%) referring to maxillomandibular lesions. Of these, 96.2% were maxillomandibular lesions and 3.8% lesions in other regions, due to human bite. It was found that 97.2% of the reports involving the oral and maxillofacial complex were signed by medical professionals and only 2.8% by dental surgeons.

Palavras-chave : Forensic Dentistry.; Wounds and Injuries.; Expert Testimony..

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