Forensic Dentistry (part time) PGDip

School of Dentistry

Develop your forensic odontology skills through case studies

Date of entry

September 2021

Start date

September 2021


24 months max

Study mode

Part Time


Online / Dundee City Campus

Forensic dentistry 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 and law.

You will study:

  • dental identification and profiling
  • disaster victim identification
  • age estimation from dental sources
  • dental report writing
  • limitations of bite mark identification
  • aspects of forensic medicine which are most frequently the subject of expert testimony in the courts
  • knowledge on dental care from ethical and legal perspectives
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