The Forensic Odontology Subcommittee focuses on standards and guidelines related to examining, interpreting, and presenting dental and oral evidence for investigative and legal purposes.
The Forensic Odontology Subcommittee does not develop standards on bitemark recognition, comparison, and identification.
Officers | Members | Standards | Other Work Products
Kenneth Aschheim, DDS, Subcommittee Chair, New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner
Phyllis Ho, DDS, Subcommittee Vice Chair, Private sector
Joe Adserias-Garriga, Subcommittee Executive Secretary, Mercyhurst University
Robin Ainsworth, D.D.S., Louisiana State University
Colin Bellair, Travis County District Attorney's Office (Legal Task Group representative)
Clifton Carey, University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine
Mary Cimrmancic, Marquette University School of Dentistry
Nathan Dieckman, Oregon Health & Science University (Human Factors Task Group representative)
Lawrence Dobrin, New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner
Carla Evans, Boston University
Richard Fixott, Self-employed
Forensic Odontology Affiliates
- ANSI/ADA 1058-2010D Forensic Dental Data Set (added February 14, 2019).
- ADA Technical Report 1077-2020 Human Age Assessment by Dental Analysis (added November 2, 2021).
- ADA 1088-2017D Human Identification by Comparative Dental Analysis (added March 7, 2019).
- OSAC 2021-N-0030, Terminology for a Suspected Pattern of Dental Origin (added April 5, 2022 and sent to ASB for further development and publication).
Published by a Standards Developing Organization (SDO) & Eligible for the OSAC Registry
- ANSI/ADA 1058-2020D Forensic Dental Data Set (revision to ADA 1058 above).
- ADA 1088-2020D Human Identification by Comparative Dental Analysis (revision to ADA 1088 above).
At an SDO for Further Development & Publication
- OSAC 2021-N-0030, Terminology for a Suspected Pattern of Dental Origin (OSAC Proposed Standard on the Registry).
- OSAC 2022-N-0028, Proposed Guidelines and Best Practices for Human Abuse Recognition by Dental Professionals.
- Terminology for Stages of Tooth Development.
Research & Development Needs