Richard R. Souviron, DDS, has a
career’s worth of experience in assisting law enforcement agencies around
the country. He is a frequent lecturer on the recognition and preservation
of dental evidence at crime scenes and the interpretation of pattern
injuries and bite marks. He is an associate Medical Examiner for Miami Dade
County, Florida and has been called upon in this capacity to evaluate
pattern injuries left by tools, teeth and blunt trauma injuries. He has
evaluated, documented and preserved bite mark evidence left in objects such
as gum, food, candy, cheese, etc. from crime scenes.
Dr. Souviron has assisted law enforcement agencies in evaluating evidence
in cases of serial killers such as Gerald Schaffer, Ted Bundy and
Dr. Souviron is frequently called upon to verify Forensic evidence,
including bite mark evidence and dental evidence involving identification of
deceased individuals that are otherwise unidentifiable. Many times
identifications are done without the use of any dental records. Smiling
photographs are used comparing anti and post mortem dental
features to formulate an identification.
Dr. Souviron's accolades include letters of appreciation from law
enforcement dignitaries including U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno. Dr.
Souviron has given expert testimony many times over his 35+ year career in
both Federal as well as State courts throughout the nation.
This experience in front of a jury in high profile cases has provided in
valuable experience in preparing jury aids/display and assistance to the
attorney for both direct and cross examination questions.