Warning: This course contains content that some may find disturbing.Introduction
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.
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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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Franklin D. Wright DMD, D-ABFO
Warning: This course contains content that some may find disturbing.
This course will discuss bitemark evidence, human abuse issues seen in the dental practice environment and dental age assessment. Course participants can expect to learn the basic concepts of the overall practice of forensic odontology.
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students
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