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American Society of Forensic Odontology (ASFO)

ASFO is one of the largest organizations representing all of those interested in forensic dentistry worldwide.

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American Board of Forensic Odontology (ABFO)

The objective of the Board is to establish, enhance, and revise as necessary, standards of qualifications for those who practice forensic odontology, and to certify as qualified specialists those voluntary applicants who comply with the requirements of the Board.

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British Association for Forensic Odontology (BAFO)

On this site, you will find a guide to forensic odontology, some useful forensic resources, a list of recommended forensic odontology courses and textbooks for those in, or wishing to be in forensic odontology or forensic dentistry.

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International Organization for Forensic Odonto-Stomatology (IOFOS)

Objects: (a) To provide a liaison between societies of (legal) forensic odontology on a global basis. (b) To promote goodwill, advancement and research in forensic odontology. (c) To publish a newsletter on a regular basis.

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Australian & New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS)

The Australian Forensic Science Society was formed in 1971 with the aim of bringing together scientists, police, criminalists, pathologists, and members of the legal profession actively involved with the forensic sciences.

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National Institute of Forensic Science (NIFS)

The Institute reports to the Australasian Police Ministers’ Council through the Senior Officers’ Group and a Board of Control. The Board comprises three Commissioners of Police, three Forensic Laboratory Directors and the Chairman, Prof the Hon John H Phillips.

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INTERPOL is the world’s largest international police organisation, with 187 member countries. Created in 1923, it facilitates cross-border police co-operation, and supports and assists all organisations, authorities and services whose mission is to prevent or combat international crime.

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New Zealand Society of Forensic Odontology

The NZSFO membership is comprised of dentists and dental specialists, complemented by a good number of associate members including pathologists, dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental therapists & dental technicians.

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Forensic Foundations

Forensic Foundations is a company that provides workshops, seminars for any professional or organisation in expert evidence delivery and interpretation in the legal system. There is also a wide range of resource available.

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British Association for Human Identification

The primary aim of the Association is to encourage productive interchange between various disciplines in human identification, promote the academic integration of individual subjects and through the medium of a collective body, pursue standards of excellence and innovative developments. We provide a forum for discussion and promotion of subjects within the domain of human identification.

The membership includes (but is not limited) to professionals in the fields of forensic anthropology, forensic odontology, forensic archaeology, facial anthropology, forensic podiatry, forensic pathology, and disaster victim identification. Members come from academia, law enforcement, private business, institutional and legal backgrounds.

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