F10 – Dispelling the “CSI Effect” Myth, an Overview of Contemporary Forensic Dentistry

AGD Code: 145

3 Hour Lecture | Technical and Scientific

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

Because of the current popularity of forensic faire in television, the general public is getting a skewed view of the true nature of forensic investigation.
This issue is commonly known as the “CSI effect.” This lecture will dispel this myth as it relates to forensic odontology. Topics will include forensic
dental identification of decedents of varying postmortem states including: skeletal, fragmented, decomposed, burned remains and pattern injuries
as they relate to bite mark investigation not only in human bites but animal bites as well.
Learning Objectives:
• Learn the varied roles of forensic dentists
• Understand the forensic value of dental records
• Recognize how to cooperate with the legal system

Technical & Scientific
Location: Room TBD Date: February 21, 2020 Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Dr. Rick Cardoza