Photoshop Bitemark Analysis & Comparison Techniques: A Mini Course | American Society of Forensic Odontology

Photoshop Bitemark Analysis & Comparison Techniques: A Mini Course

Date: August 24, 2018 - August 25, 2018
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Presenter: The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
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Course Overview

In order to perform proper bitemark analysis and comparison, the forensic dentist must be able to accurately detect and recognize photographic distortion and develop computer-assisted skills for image rectification, overlay fabrication, and bitemark comparison techniques. These techniques are commonly performed in Photoshop.

This course is designed to provide licensed dental professionals the education and hands-on training in the use of computer assisted techniques and methodology required in bitemark analysis and comparison.

Target Audience

  • Dentists practicing forensic odontology

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss foundational knowledge of visual light photography.
  • Discuss proper patterned injury photographic technique
  • Discuss and demonstrate image enhancement skills.
  • Discuss and demonstrate recognition of the four types of photographic distortion.
  • Discuss and demonstrate selection of best images and their usefulness.
  • Discuss and demonstrate photographic rectification techniques.
  • Discuss and demonstrate knowledge and value of image file management.
  • Discuss and demonstrate multiple means of overlay fabrication.
  • Discuss and demonstrate computer assisted overlay comparison technique.
  • Discuss and demonstrate metric analysis techniques.

Registration Fees

$795 Please register by August 11, 2018.