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What is Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences?

What is Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences?

Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences (JFDS) is the official publication of the Indian Association of Forensic Odontology and is published as 3 Issues. JFDS publishes scientific papers on well designed and controlled original research involving forensic science. Papers may also include reports on unusual and interesting case presentations.

What is forensic odontology?

Sometimes called forensic dentistry, forensic odontology has a large number of applications to the forensic sciences.

What does a forensic dentist do?

Forensic dentists are involved in assisting investigative agencies to identify recovered human remains in addition to the identification of whole or fragmented bodies; forensic dentists may also be asked to assist in determining age, race, occupation, previous dental history and socioeconomic status of unidentified human beings.

What is the difference between criminology and forensic dentistry?

“The term criminological is from the Latin, which means gathering or a spot where legitimate issues are talked about. The study of dentistry as identified with the law is known as Forensic dentistry or Forensic odontology. The hypothesis behind legal dentistry is that no two mouths are alike.

What is the Odontology Association of India?

It is the oldest and largest such body in India. The Association is a non-profit organisation for dentists, doctors, forensic scientists, forensic pathologists, police, lawyers and allied professionals who are interested in the scientific investigation of crime and identification using odontological evidences.

Who is the founder of the Indian Association of Indian dentists?

The IAFO was formed in 2000 by a small group of dentists from around India, spearheaded by its Founder President, the renowned Dr. (Late) J.G. Kannappan, in Chennai. Subsequently it was registered in 2002 with the Registrar of Societies, Chennai.

When is the next iafo conference in India?

The next conference is in Mumbai, Maharashtra, on 25-26 September 2021. The IAFO has a decade-old official publication, the Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences, which is currently in its 10th volume. And in 2011, the IAFO became a member-society of the International Organisation for Forensic Odonto-Stomatology (IOFOS).