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Elif Şener

She was born in Ankara, in 1977.
She graduated from School of Dentistry, Ege University in 2000. She started her PhD research in Department of Oral and Maxilofacial Radiology at the same university in 2002. She worked as a predoctoral research fellow and visiting scientist in Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Göteborg University, Sweden, in 2005. She received her PhD degree in 2008.
She was appointed as “Associate Professor” in January, 2014.
She received the “Best Poster Presentation Award” in the 4th, Aegean Region Chambers of Dentists  Scientific Congress and Exhibition,  April 1-3, Aydın, Türkiye, in 2005 and  ‘Best Oral Research Presentation Award” in the 12th European Congress of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, June 2-5, İstanbul, Türkiye, in 2010.
She has published more than 35 articles in national and international journals and her studies have been cited several times.
She is a member of European Academy of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology and Turkish Oral Diagnosis and Maxillofacial Radiology Society. She is still working as an “Associate Professor” in the Department of Oral and Maxilofacial Radiology, Ege University.

Importance of Dental Archiving in Forensic Sciences:  A proposal Dental Form to Standardize Forensic Dental Records

Forensic dentistry is a branch of dentistry which is working for keeping and evaluating dental records for the justice system. It practices in many fields such as the comparison of dental records, age estimation and sex determination from teeth, and bite mark analysis, and not only interests with dead people, but also with living individuals. Dental professionals have a major role to play in keeping accurate dental records. These patient’s record maintains all the diagnostic information with regards to patients and contains valuable information that can be beneficial for legal authorities. A recent retrospective study evaluating the forensic dental records referred to the Ege University, Faculty of Dentistry showed that these records were only existed for the last 5 years.  This finding shows that keeping and protecting of the files are as important as recording. In this presentation, it will aimed to present the place and importance of forensic dentistry practices in the forensic sciences. Besides, the role of the dental practitioners for keeping accurate dental records in clinical dental practice containing valuable information that can be beneficial for legal authorities will discussed by a standard forensic dental report form proposal prepared according to the parameters of Declaration of Council of Forensic Medicine in Turkey for the laceration cases.