2016 Annual Meeting: http://www.aaoms.org/meetings-exhibitions/annual-meeting/98th-annual-meeting/

The Forensic Odontologist: The Impact, Scope and Science of Dentistry's Detective

Friday, September 23, 2016
8:00 AM-10:00 AM

Surf EF (Mandalay Bay Convention Center)

Ticketed This is a Practice Management Day Pass Session.
  • P901 Dr.Halpern.pdf (1.1 MB)
  • Speaker:

    Jerry L. Halpern DDS
    New York, NY, USA

    CDE/CME Offered: CDE

    CE Credit Hours: 2.00


    Forensic Odontology is a section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences that represents a group of specialized dental professionals from around the USA who help solve and identify cases dealing with mass disasters, ie, 9/11, homicides, missing and unidentified persons, and violent crimes in concert with law enforcement and medical examiner agencies. This presentation will offer an overview of the scope of Forensic Dentistry.

    Learning Objectives
    1. Explain how dental knowledge in the identification of human remains;
    2. Assess the important role X-rays play in the identification; and of remains
    3. Discuss how remains are identified during disasters.