Who was the first person in the USA to identify a corpse using a dental profile?

Here are your choices: ( Answer below- No peeking)

a)  Dr. Samual Adams

b)  Sherlock Holmes

c) Dr. Edward Jenner

d) Paul Revere

This craftsman used his skills to wire dentures made of walrus ivory or animal teeth into his patients’ mouths. In 1776 he unwittingly became the first person to practice forensic dentistry in the United States: He identified the body of his friend Joseph Warren nine months after the well-known revolutionary died during the Battle of Bunker Hill by recognizing wiring he had used on a false tooth. Contrary to popular legend, he did not fashion a set of wooden dentures for George Washington.

Answer:  Paul Revere


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