F37 – Beyond The Tag And Bag: Forensic Dentistry Beyond The Morgue Walls

This lecture is a discussion of the many areas of forensic dentistry that go beyond the morgue walls and into the streets, police stations and your private practice. State and national level disaster preparedness and response will be overviewed. Missing and Unidentified Persons efforts through NCIC and NamUS will be explained; as well as a discussion about professional training in forensics at both the introductory level as well as fellowships and degree programs available. Incident reviews of large-scale fatalities and their management and outcomes will be overviewed. An examination of civil litigation in private practice and a discussion on risk management and professional liability will also be reviewed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Improve the appreciation of accurate and well-maintained dental records for multiple applications to matters of law
  • Develop a greater understanding of the efforts of County, State and National systems for the management of Missing and Unidentified Persons
  • Develop a greater understanding of the management and jurisdictions of multiple fatality incidents

AGD Code: 145

3 CE Hours

Audience: D, H, C, A, L, S

Dentists: $65 | Hygienists: $50 | All Other Categories: $45

Technical & Scientific
Location: Room TBD Date: February 8, 2019 Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Ms. Amber Riley