The courses and meetings listed below are currently available for anyone wishing to increase their didactic knowledge and hands-on skills in forensic odontology or to fulfill requirements necessary to gain membership in various forensic dental organizations in the U.S.. Persons interested in membership with the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) should familiarize themselves with the minimum requirements as stated below.
An applicant to the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Odontology section must complete forty (40) hours of Forensic Odontology education. This coursework shall be completed in the seven (7) years preceding the application and must include:
- A minimum of four (4) hours of Bitemark, four (4) hours of Dental Identification, and four (4) hours of either Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) or Age Estimation;
- The balance of courses may be on any topic relevant to Forensic Odontology;
- Applicant may gain a maximum of either eight (8) hours of credit by attending the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Forensic Odontology or eight (8) hours of the AAFS Scientific Sessions of the Odontology Section;
- Certificates from these courses submitted must contain the learning objectives and outcomes and how those were met as well as the number of hours per topic.
- ASFO Annual Meeting. (Pending Approval)
- AAFS Odontology Annual Scientific Sessions.
- Master After Master Program of Forensic Odontology/Leuven, Belgium – Dr. Guy Williams, email@example.com & Dr. Patrick Thevissen, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Annual International Association of Coroners and Medical 4 Examiners/Las Vegas, NV – John Fudenberg, email@example.com
- Investigation for Identification/LSU (2015) – Dr. Robert Barsley, firstname.lastname@example.org
- ABFO Age Estimation Workshop – Dr. Jim Lewis, email@example.com
- ABFO Bitemark Workshop – Dr. Adam Freeman, firstname.lastname@example.org
- ABFO Expert Witness Testimony Workshop – Dr. Paula Brumit, email@example.com
- ABFO Dental Identification – Dr. Anthony Cardoza, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Forensic Odontology in a Medical Examiner’s Office/University of Detroit Mercy, MI – Dr. Alan Warnick, email@example.com
- Fellowship in Forensic Odontology/UTHSC @ San Antonio, TX – Dr. David Senn, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Forensic Dentistry Program/McGill, Canada – Dr. Robert Dorion, email@example.com
- Southwest Symposium on Forensic Dentistry/UTHSC @ San Antonio, TX – Dr. David Senn, firstname.lastname@example.org
- One-Year Forensic Odontology Fellowship, University of Tennessee in Knoxville Medical Center, Knoxville. TN – Dr. Richard Weems, email@example.com (Pending Approval)