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odontology

[‚ō‚dän′täl·ə·jē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A branch of science that deals with the formation, development, and abnormalities of teeth.
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also offered possible solutions to these challenges: schools could consult a local medical examiner or coroner to locate forensic odontologists willing to offer support in the development and delivery of forensic classes; students could participate as volunteers in community disaster drills; forensic courses could be taught using distance educational technology, and interested faculty members could be trained through American Society of Forensic Odontology (ASFO)-accredited courses and travel to school programs to facilitate hands-on learning activities.
This paper has presented an innovative system specially designed to help odontologists make decisions about retreatment.
It does not represent the true nature of bite mark analysis as practiced by odontologists today.
The prosecution enlisted a forensic odontologist, Dr.
The identification of old and new dental implants can become a problem for the dentist treating a patient with no dental records available and also for the forensic odontologist while attempting the identification of an unknown cadaver.
AJ Mark Gleisner, DDS, MS, is a Forensic Odontologist stationed at the Central Identification Laboratory, HI.
While the author correctly notes that a Board certified odontologist identified these wounds as a bite mark, he fails to tell the reader that other odontologists found that the wound was not a bite mark.
The specialists joining CIFA will include forensic pathologists, DNA experts, toxicologists, forensic odontologists, anthropologists and archaeologists, inter-national law specialists and psychiatrists.
A graduate of the University of Florida, she is a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, West Coast Dental Association, American Academy of Forensic Sciences and American Academy of Forensic Odontologists.
Some procedures, such as dissection procedures, can generate small particle aerosols (aerosol-generating procedures) associated with transmission of infectious agents to dental hygienists and to forensic odontologists.