Star of the North Meeting

Star of the North: April 27-29, 2023

Saint Paul RiverCentre

2023 Sessions

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. Click on the buttons below for more detailed information about our speakers and sessions. You may also view our Schedule At A Glance for a more general overview.

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Mold & Maggots 101: Introduction to Forensic Odontology

April 28, 2022
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Edwin Parks, D.M.D., M.S.

This lecture will provide an overview of the tasks commonly performed by the forensic odontologist. Data collection and comparison techniques needed to complete a dental identification as well as bite mark analysis and involvement in mass fatality incidents will be presented.

Learning Objectives:
1) Discuss the tasks commonly performed by a forensic dentist.
2) Review dental identifications and bite-mark analysis.
3) Discuss civil litigation.

Course Number: T2222

Recommended for

  • Dental Assistants
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Technicians
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Edwin Parks, D.M.D., M.S.

Dr. Parks is a Professor Emeritus of Diagnostic Sciences in the Department of Oral Pathology, Medicine and Radiology at Indiana University School of Dentistry. He has served as chief forensic odontology consultant for the Marion County Coroner’s office and currently serves as Vice President of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.


Fundamental CE Credits 3.0
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 0
Core Topic N/A


Dentist Early Bird Fee $35.00
Staff Early Bird Fee $35.00
Dentist Regular Fee $45.00
Staff Regular Fee $45.00