Forensic Odontology - An Overview

Part 1 Aims and Objectives:

  • Understand the role of Forensic Odontology.
  • Understand how identification is done and an overview of the methods for identification.
  • Gain an overview of where bite mark analysis is used.

Part 2 Aims and Objectives:

  • Understanding why Forensic Dentistry is used for identification.
  • Understanding the importance of identification and why teeth are used.
  • Understanding the equipment used by a forensic odontologist for these purposes.
  • Gaining an overview of why positive identification sometimes fails, thus knowing ideal antemortem and post mortem records.
  • Gaining an understanding of the role of the GDP and how they can help forensic odontologists. 
  • Understanding why forensic odontologists may contact practitioners.

22 min
Forensic Odontology - An Overview. Part 1
30 CPD points
33 min
Forensic Odontology - An Overview. Part 2
40 CPD points
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