System: Forensic Pathology: Teeth: : Dental implant
Image 1: This is a dental implant in the sinus.
This dental implant has drifted into the maxillary sinus and for some reason, it was not removed. This is a unique feature that can be used for identification.
Contributed by Dr. Peter Loomis, forensic odontologist at the Office of the Medical Examiner, Albuquerque New Mexico.