Oral microbiome in forensic odontology to identify bioterrorism attack

Bambang Tri Hartomo, Elza Ibrahim Auerkari

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Throughout human civilization, various biological agents have been used as deadly weapons and terrorist media for decimating or wiping out a population or even a country from the map. Such bioterrorism may aim to achieve instability of political, economic, social and/or cultural condition of its target. Forensic odontology or forensic dentistry in the process of identification, prevention and handling of bioterrorism can offer robust biological markers of the threat and crucial evidence from the oral cavity in the form of oral microbiome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)744-747
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of International Dental and Medical Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019


  • Bioterrorism
  • Dentistry
  • Forensic
  • Microbiome
  • Odontology
  • Oral


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