The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine Department of General Dentistry Division of Forensic Odontology and Human Identification
July 30 - August 4, 2017
University of Tennessee Medical Center
The week-long forensic odontology course covers methods required for individual and mass disaster casualty identification in medico-legal death investigations. Dr. William Bass will be speaking and a tour of the University of Tennessee Anthropological Research Facility is included. Participants will have hands-on experiences taught by leaders in the forensic dentistry field. Workshop opportunities include the dental identification process while performing antemortem and postmortem charting and radiographic capture and comparison techniques.
REGISTER NOW (Enrollment is limited to 45 Dentists.)
William M. Bass, PhD, D-ABFA
Paula C. Brumit, DDS, D-ABFO
Thomas J. David, DDS, D-ABFO
James M. Lewis, DMD, D-ABFO
Murray K. Marks, PhD, D-ABFA
Darinka Mileusnic-Polchan, MD, PhD, D-ABFP
David R. Senn, DDS, D-ABFO
Richard R. Souviron, DDS, D-ABFO
Richard A. Weems, DMD, D-ABFO
At the conclusion of this program that the participant should be able to
Discuss the theory and apply the methods required for individual and mass disaster casualty identification in medico-legal death investigations
Participate in the dental identification process, perform antemortem and postmortem charting and the radiographic capture and comparison techniques
Aid in the identification of disaster victims using the team-DMORT approach and applicable software
Recognize and manage bitemark evidence from photography, measurement, DNA double swab technique and comparison procedure
Evaluate remains using dental age estimation methods on living and the deceased
Develop written reports of findings for legal medicine and expert witness testimony
The laboratory-intense format limits our course size to 45 Dentists
Early Registration (through July 10, 2017)
Registration (after July 10, 2017)
These 42.5 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 42.5 hours.
A block of guest rooms has been reserved for conference participants at the Crowne Plaza at the discounted rate of $109 plus tax Sunday, July 30 – Saturday, August 5, 2017.
To make hotel reservations, please contact the Crowne Plaza directly by calling (865) 522-2600 or toll-free at (877) 834-3613 and use code ODO, or click here to visit the course registration page.
Daily transportation will be provided to and from the Crowne Plaza to the University of Tennessee Medical Center and the University of Tennessee College of Law.
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