Woodseats Endodontics

Forensic Dentistry

Forensic Dentistry or Forensic Odontology is a branch of forensic medicine that is involved with proper examination, handling and presentation of dental evidence in a court of law.

A Forensic Odontologist can:

Dr Roland Kouble PhD BDS MFDSRCS MFGDP(UK) PGDip(Endodondotolgoy)
Forensic Odontologist

Roland has had experience in numerous forensic cases both involving identification of remains in murder investigations and Coroner cases, notably he was involved in the identification of the victims of the “Cross-Bow Cannibal”. Having completed a PhD in Bite Mark Injuries Roland has analysed and given evidence in bite mark investigations as an expert witness for prosecution and defence and as a single joint expert.

Roland has also authored several papers in Forensic Odontology as well as a book chapter on Bite Mark Analysis in a recent textbook (Forensic Odontology: An Essential Guide published in 2014). He lectures on forensic odontology as part of the undergraduate practice and responsibility course at Sheffield University and also gives post-graduate lectures.