Research & Grants

It is the mission and goal of the American Society of Forensic Odontology to encourage and stimulate investigation and research in forensic odontology and related disciplines. Appropriate topics for investigation include, but are not limited to, dental identification; bite mark investigation; imaging techniques; orofacial and dental aspects of domestic violance; dental malpractice, malfeasance and professional negligence; demograpics of forensic odontology; business aspects of forensic practice; forensic philosophies; etc.

All applications for a research grant should be submitted by e-mail to the ASFO Research Committee Chair.  Please e-mail the Chairperson – Dr. James Goodrich at or