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  MFOdont Forensic Odontology

University of Dundee    Dentistry

Full time September Other 2 years full time
Forensic & Archaeological Sciences (16) Medicine (26)

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Unleash your potential with the MFOdont Forensic Odontology programme. Dive deep into the world of forensic odontology through captivating case studies and hands-on experiences. Enhance your expertise in dental evidence examination, forensic dentistry, and forensic medicine and law. Delve into dental identification, disaster victim identification, age estimation, and more. Benefit from practical sessions using Thiel cadavers and cutting-edge technology like the PlassData software. Collaborate with peers in forensic medicine and law to broaden your understanding of forensic disciplines. Gain valuable insights into forensic dentistry by assisting in human remains identifications. Stand out in your career by providing expert opinions in legal cases and contributing to Disaster Victim Identification teams. Elevate your professional journey with this unique programme. Join us and be part of a transformative learning experience. Take the first step towards a rewarding career in forensic odontology.

About the course

Develop your forensic odontology skills through case studies

Forensic odontology deals with the examination, handling and presentation of dental evidence for the legal system.

You will develop your knowledge, experience and skills in forensic dentistry, and in aspects of forensic medicine, law and research.

You will study:

  • dental identification and profiling including sessions on death and cognitive bias with a psychologist
  • disaster victim identification
  • age estimation from dental sources
  • dental report writing and giving evidence
  • limitations of bite mark identification

Practical sessions include:

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Entry Requirements

At least 2 years post-qualification dental experience is desirable before applying. This is not a requirement but those with experience will be considered ahead of those who are newly-qualified.

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Where is University of Dundee


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