British Association for Forensic Odontology


Links of Forensic interest


This is probably the most comprehensive forensic links page on the Web


AbeBooks Official Site  Internet bookshop – often has out of print and difficult to obtain Forensic books (at a price)

ABOL Brazilian Association for Legal Odontology

The Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences   Including Forensic Human Identification course

Advice for travellers-disaster-preparation-safety-guide

All about Forensic Science – Forensic Odontology page

American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)

American Board of Forensic Odontology (ABFO)

American Society of Forensic Odontology (ASFO)

Argentinian Society of Legal Odontology (SADOL).

Aribex  Makers of the NOMAD hand held x-ray unit

Armed Forces Institute of Pathology(AFIP)

Arrowhead Forensics  Sell a version of the ABFO No 2 scale

Asociación Española de Antropología y Odontología Forenses (AEAOF)

Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology (APT’s)

Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society Inc.

Australian Society of Forensic Odontology (AuSFO)

Barcode Discount Has interesting pages on various biometrics

BOLD Laboratory (Canada) Bureau of Legal Dentistry run by Dr David Sweet

British Academy of Forensic Sciences (BAFS)

British and Irish Legal Information Institute  Any Court judgement can be searched here

British Association for Human Identification (BAHID)

British Association in Forensic Medicine (BAFM)

British Columbia Forensic Response Team (BC-FORT)

Centre for Education and Research in Forensics  University of Texas

Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification

Child Protection and the Dental Team Recognising abuse and neglect

College of Policing (DVI page)

Coroners’ Society of England and Wales

Cranfield University Has many interesting forensic courses and qualifications

CSI DDS  Interesting site to explore by American Odontologist Mike BOWERS

US crime-scene-investigator site  Photographic page

Death Investigation Has many interesting articles on varied topics

The Dental Anthropology Association

Disaster Action Including a leaflet on DVI from the relatives’ perspective

Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Teams (DMORT) American Mass Fatality Assistance

DVI Blog Disaster Victim Identification blog from the University of Dundee

European Association for Forensic Entomology

Explore Forensics Good simple overview of Forensic Sciences

Face Lab  Liverpool John Moores University

Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine (FFLM)

FBI Has some interesting information although it is a little difficult to search

FDI The Fédération Dentaire Internationale

Forensic Dentistry Useful site for school projects with its own site links

Forensic Dentistry Online Large and informative site

Forensic Odontology – Bitemark Evidence Bite mark blog by ASFO/ABFO past President David AVERILL

Forensic Science Regulator


Forensic Science Society (FSSoc) (United Kingdom) Now called The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences

French Odontology Association (AFIO)

General Dental Council (GDC)   Search facility for all registered Dentists and DCPs

German Forensic Odontology Society

Hair analysis in Forensic Practice  May be useful for school projects on Forensic Science

Institute of Civil Protection and Emergency Management (ICPEM)

Institute for Archaeologists (IFA)

International Academy of Legal Medicine

International Association for Paleodontology  IAPO

International Association of Forensic Radiographers  IAFR

International Association of Forensic Sciences  IAFS

International Association for Identification  IAI

International Dental Charts  Looks at charting around the world

International Organization for Forensic Odonto-Stomatology  IOFOS

Interpol  Including section on DVI with downloadable DVI forms

Iowa division of the International Association for Identification  Many interesting sections under “forensics”

Lightning Powder Co. Inc.  ABFO No 2 rigid L shaped scales and other crime scene goods

London Atlas  Interactive atlas of tooth development available in multiple languages

Master in Forensic Odontology  University of LEUVEN, Belgium

Missing Persons Bureau

Murder Map  Informative interactive map for London

National Museum of Crime and Punishment (Washington USA)

National Museum of Health and Medicine (Washington USA)

National Crime Agency (NCA)

National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC)  Replaces ACPO

New Zealand Society of Forensic Odontology (NZSFO)

Odontosearch  Provides an objective means of assessing the frequency of occurrence for dental treatment. The OdontoSearch 3.0 computer program comes from the US.

Plane Crash Info  Up to date info on planes that didn’t make it

PlassData  Victim Identification system

Reddy Chamakura’s Forensic Site  from New York Police Department

Roger D Metcalf DDS  ABFO Diplomates interesting personal site

Royal College of Pathologists

Royal College of Physicians  Also includes the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine (FFLM)

Skills for Justice  National Occupational Standards

Tetra Scene of Crime  Sells ABFO No2 photographic scales

UK Register of expert witnesses  Search engine for expert witnesses

University of Dundee  Forensic Anthropology courses – Prof. Sue Black

University of Illinois College of Dentistry  Select “Table of contents” and explore some interesting content

University of Texas Health Science centre at San Antonio  (USA)

Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (Australia)

Welsh Child Protection Systematic Review Group  Core-Info covering injuries to children

Which  Automated Dental Implant radiographical Identification System

WinID  Dental Identification System

Zeno’s Forensic Page  With listings of many Forensic Services worldwide

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