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Centre for Forensic Odontology

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Centre for Forensic Odontology

Forensic Odontology is a branch of Dentistry which helps in identification of deceased, skeletal remains and criminal assault cases with the help of dental evidences. Centre for Forensic Odontology, Yenepoya Dental College, was established in the year 2021, and focusing on encouraging this new area of dentistry by conducting  academic, research and extension activities, involving UG, PG students and faculty from all the specialities . Centre has initiated value added course in forensic odontology, UG –PG-Faculty research projects, international research collaboration, webinars, workshops and extension activities for dental graduates and law enforcing agencies


 

Vision & Mission
Vision: Excellence in training, research and casework in human identification through Odontology

Mission:

  1.   Hands-on training for UG and PG students in forensic odontology
  2.  Encouraging UG, PG, faculty research, PhD and research collaboration with extramural association/funding
  3.  Encouraging collaboration with law enforcing agencies by conducting workshops and sensitizing them about the subject, which will result in case-based identification.

Thrust areas: Age estimation from teeth, sex determination and bite mark analysis.

 

 

Teaching faculty

Sl. No.

Name

Designation

1.

 Dr.Sudeendra Prabhu

 Professor and In charge Head

2.

 Dr. Syed Mohammed Miqdad

Senior Lecturer

3.

 Dr. Umme Amarah

 Senior Lecturer

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" COURSES OFFERED

1.Value added course in forensic odontology for interns

2.PhD - 2 PhD scholars have registered, 6 more vacancies are available "

 

ACADEMICS

COURSES OFFERED
 

1.Value added course in forensic odontology for interns

PhD - 2 PhD scholars have registered, 6 more vacancies are available

RESEARCH

Research Projects

2-PhD

2-PGDFAO

1-Faculty

5-PG

4-UG -ICMR

Research Collaboration - 1 International Multicentric project

PROGRAMMES / Extension activities

1National level PG symposium

5 Webinars'

1 workshop  - Cyber security

1 workshop for – Law enforcing agencies

Presentations - Awards

16 Presentations – 9 Awards

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Contact details:
Centre for Forensic Odontology, 
4th Floor, Yenepoya Dental College
University Road, Deralakatte,  Mangalore 575018
E-mail: odontology.forensic@yenepoya.edu.in
Contact number for other Information: 08242206000 (Ext. 1064)