AGD2017 Las Vegas
F16: Forensic Dentistry, Here and Now
  , Emerging Speaker - Saturday

Subject: 145 - Forensic Dentistry
Credits: 1 (Lecture)
Saturday, July 15: 10 to 11 a.m.
Fee: Free with Registration!
Location: Pool Level, Forum 1-3

PLEASE NOTE: All seats for this course will be on a first come basis. 
Registering for this course does not guarantee you a seat.

Description: Forensic science has come to the forefront of our lives with the popularity of numerous crime-related television shows (such as CSI, NCIS, Forensic Files, Law and Order, Sherlock and How To Get Away With Murder), disasters such as 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina. and high-profile criminal cases in the news. This course will look at the role dentistry plays in both victim identification as well as in U.S. mass disaster response.

Learning Objectives:

  • The role that dentistry plays in the identification of the deceased.
  • Methods utilized by forensic odontologists in victim identification.
  • What happens when there is little or no dental information available?
  • Training necessary in order to become a qualified forensic odontologist.