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medical students in saudi arabia
medical students in saudi arabia
medical students in saudi arabia

Forensic Odontology A science within a science

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SCHSSaudi Commission for Health Specialties

5 continuing medical education hours

ACA-20230004609

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Introduction

The scientific committee observed there is a learning gap in Forensic Odontology as follows:

  • Deficit in the understanding and application of comprehensive guidelines for forensic odontology documentation.
  • Lack of knowledge on enhancing expertise in bite mark analysis for accurate human identification, causing a deficiency in aligning forensic odontology practices with modern standards and advancements.
  • Shortage in the knowledge required to refine age estimation methodologies within Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) protocols.

Objectives

  • Describe the comprehensive guidelines for forensic odontology documentation, ensuring precise and systematic recording of patient records, dental evidence, and forensic findings
  • Explaining how to enhance expertise in bite mark analysis for accurate human identification, aligning forensic odontology practices with modern standards and advancements.
  • Illustrate how to refine age estimation methodologies within Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) protocols, ensuring more precise and reliable age assessments for unidentified victims in mass casualty incidents.

Main Theme

  • Basic concept of forensic odontology 
  • Documentation and patient records
  • Bite marks and bite mark analysis
  • Human Identification
  • Disaster Victim Identification
  • Age estimation 
  • case study  
  • Conclusion and questions

Outcomes

By the end of this event, the learners will be able to: Demonstrate accuracy and precision in age estimation for unidentified victims during mass casualty incidents through the refinement of Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) protocols within forensic odontology practices.

Target Audience

  • Resident/Fellow
  • Dentistry
  • Dental Technology and Assistants
  • Student/Intern
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Forensic Technician

Trainers

  • Dr.Amal A Al-Ali

    Dentistry

    Pediatric Dentistry