Forensic Ondontologist

Biotechnology Research & Development

What is a Forensic Ondontologist?

In short a forensic Ondontologist or "Forensic Dentist" use their knowledge and experience to help identify unknown remains, determine the age of the remains, or trace a bite mark to a specific individual.

Why do we need Forensic Ondontologists?

Forensic Ondontologists are called in to trace a specific individual, whether a victim, or the accused, when fingerprints or other means of identification are unavailable. They are also commonly used in mass fatalities, such as a plane crash, or natural disasters.

In Popular Culture...

The most publicized case of forensic dentistry used in a criminal case is that of serial killer Ted Bundy. He was as murderer, kidnapper and rapist whose responsible for the deaths of 30-36+ and up of young women in the 1970's.
Serial Killer - Ted Bundy - Natural Born Killer - Documentary(Full)

"How is Forensic Ondontology used to solve crimes?" Video below!

How is odontology used to solve crimes?

Forensic Dentistry History ... Link Below!

What level of education is needed to become a forensic odnontologist?