Forensic Odontology - Part I

A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices

Warning: This course contains content that some may find disturbing.


This course will discuss dental identification, disaster victim dental identification and the dental-legal issues associated with personal injury cases and standard of care cases, sometimes referred to as dental malpractice, including the importance of the dental record. Course participants can expect to learn the basic concepts of the overall practice of forensic odontology.

Please note this is Part I of a two-part series. Forensic Odontology - Part II will discuss bitemark evidence, human abuse issues seen in the dental environment and dental age assessment and will be published soon. Each of the two courses can be taken independently and in any order.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The author reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course.

Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Submission

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CE Broker

NEW – South Carolina Licensees - Beginning November 1, 2019 will submit your CE course information to CE Broker.

For all states that use CE Broker for licensure, “proof of completions” are electronically reported the first of every month. If a course was taken in November, the “proof of completion” will be submitted the beginning of December.

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