Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences (JFDS) is the official publication
of the Indian Association of Forensic Odontology that is published
3 Issues. JFDS publishes scientific papers on well designed and
controlled original research involving forensic science. Papers may
also include reports on unusual and interesting case presentations.
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Scope of the Journal
Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences, an official publication of Indian Association of Forensic Odontology, publishes scientific articles relating to forensic odontology and its extended fields including forensic genetics, forensic medicine, forensic sciences, forensic toxicology, forensic anthropology, forensic dactyloscopy, forensic geology, forensic pathology, and forensic serology. Journal aims at promoting knowledge and awareness among forensic odontologists as well as general dentists by publishing scientific articles from following categories, original research, systematic review, case reports and letter to editor. Journal amplified further from first issue of 2016, by introducing e-article (online only articles) to accommodate more number of articles. Journal invites scientific papers on well designed and controlled original research, unusual and interesting case reports so as to expose the views, newer trends, advancements, molecular technique to keep the readers in pace with global advancements.
|Indian Association of Forensic Odontology
Forensic odontology is the branch of dentistry that deals
with the proper handling and examination of dental evidence and
with proper evaluation and presentation of dental findings in
the interest of justice. Forensic odontology is emerging as a
potential branch in dentistry and awareness of this speciality
among the dental fraternity is unfortunately less in India
compared to the rest of the world. Indian Association of
Forensic Odontology (IAFO) was started in the year 2002, with
the aim of promoting awareness of forensic odontology among the
medical and dental professionals and the keepers of law and
justice. It also aims at conducting active research and
interactive state and national level conference/symposia in this
field and thereby contributes to the ever expanding science of