Sa360 - Dispelling the "CSI Effect" Myth: An Overview of Contemporary Forensic Dentistry
Date/Time: 3/19/2022 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Type: General Handouts: Yes
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Students
Because of the current popularity of forensic faire in television, the public is getting a skewed view of the true nature of forensic investigation. This is known as the CSI effect. Learn the real story about the fascinating world of forensic odontology. Topics will include forensic dental identification of decedents of varying postmortem states, including skeletal, fragmented, decomposed and burned remains. Pattern injuries as they relate to bite mark investigation for both human and animal, will also be discussed.