Forensic Odontology A science within a science
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Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
5 continuing medical education hours
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.
- 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.
- 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
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.
- Dental Technology and Assistants
- Forensic Medicine
- Forensic Technician
Dr.Amal A Al-Ali