Team OPath, the Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology and the Internal Quality Assurance Cell of K.S.R Institute of Dental Science and Research, Tiruchengode, had organized a CDE webinar titled “THE DENTAL DETECTIVE” under the aegis of The Indian Association of Forensic Odontology (IAFO) on 1st December 2021. The programme was conferred with 2 CDE points by the Tamilnadu Dental Council.
There were 406 registrations for the programme from across the country that included academicians, clinicians, postgraduate students, and undergraduate students. The participants attended the program via Zoom platform and through YouTube live stream. Dr Ashith B.Acharya, renowned forensic odontologist and Honorary Secretary of IAFO delivered a talk on ‘Overview of Forensic Dentistry and Career Opportunities in India’. This was followed by a lecture delivered by Dr.Hemlata Pandey, another reputed forensic odontologist in the country, on ‘Application of Forensic Odontology in Civil and Criminal Investigations’. A brief Q&A session followed the lectures, and both the resource faculty answered various questions from the audience.