The Oral Health Professional’s Role In Forensic Dentistry
Properly trained clinicians can use forensic dentistry to help identify individuals who may otherwise remain unidentified.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define forensic dentistry and its applications.
- Discuss the use of dental records for purposes of human identification.
- Explain how prints found on the lips can aid forensic odontology.
This course was published in the November 2018 issue and expires November 2021. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.