Speaker Information

Ms. Amber Riley
San Diego, CA
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  • Member, The Oral Cancer Foundation RDH Advisory Panel
  • Fellow, The American Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • Private practice

Th6123 - Bones, Bugs, Fire and Flies: An Introduction to Forensic Odontology
Date/Time: 3/21/2024   12 - 3 p.m.
Type: Lectures   Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Lab techs, Spouses, Students
AGD Code: 145

Dental records can help solve crimes! Grow in your appreciation for the value of accurate dental records to aid law enforcement in a forensics investigation. Gain an introductory knowledge of forensic odontology and how the law dictates a forensic human identification. A step-by-step exploration of dental autopsy will be presented with physical examination, photography, radiography and forensic evidence management needs of varying postmortem states including skeletonized, fragmented, decomposed and burned. Missing person investigation methods and multiple fatality incident management systems will be overviewed.