Pink Tooth in Forensic Dentistry- A Short Review

Pink tooth

  • Shaik Mohamed Shamsudeen Shamsudeen College of Dentistry, King Khalid University
Keywords: Pink tooth, Forensic dentistry, Postmortem, Haemolysis.


A pink tooth is common phenomenon that can be noted by the forensic personnel during the postmortem and evaluations of their causes in forensic dentistry following death are important aspects. It was considered a cadaveric alteration expressed after violent deaths. More recently, studies explain that the phenomenon may manifest induced by the environment factors. Forensic experts and dentists must be aware of the occurrence of the pink tooth phenomenon. This article reviews the causes, pathogenesis and histological aspects of the pink teeth phenomenon in the forensics dentistry.

How to Cite
Shamsudeen, S. M. S. (2022). Pink Tooth in Forensic Dentistry- A Short Review : Pink tooth. International Journal of Medical Science And Diagnosis Research, 6(1).