The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

Continuing Education and Professional Development

The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine Department of General Dentistry Presents

Forensic Dentistry I: Identification
A Mini-Residency

The Same course offered twice (please choose only one set of dates)
December 1-2, 2016

Thursday, 5:30-8:00 pm
Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

UT Medical Center
Morrison’s Conference Room
Knoxville, Tennessee



Featured Speakers

William Bass, Ph.D., D-ABFA
Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology
University of Tennessee

Darinka Mileusnic-Polchan, M.D., Ph.D., D-ABFP
Chief Medical Examiner
Knox County Regional Forensic Center

Who should attend?

Course Objectives

This 10-hour lecture/laboratory class introduces forensic odontology and reveals the role of the dentist in positive identification procedures in death investigations.   This course provides “hands-on” exposure to craniodental remains from victims of  thermal, ballistic and blunt and sharp force trauma.   Introduced and practiced is the comparative antemortem-postmortem radiograph method. Also, it demonstrates the preparation of findings for legal medicine. The laboratory-intense format limits our class size to 20.

Registration Fees

$345 Dentist
$295 Staff


These ten hours are accepted by the Tennessee Board of Dentistry for re-licensure credit.  Participants licensed outside of Tennessee should check with their licensing board. The teaching format for this activity is lecture/didactic and hands-on. AGD's Continuing Education Subject Codes for the activity is 145 for 10 hours.


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