Career Talks – Forensic Odontology


Career Talks is a new show organized by Indian Academy for Clinical and Dental Genetics. It focuses on highlighting various pathways to off-beat career tracks from real-life examples. It is showcased on YouTube Channel “Edupreneur Hub with Dr Gargi Roy Goswami”. This month Career Talks was focused on understanding the FAQs of Forensic Odontology as a career for dental students.

Dr. Pooja Chakraborty is a Forensic Odontologist by profession. She completed her bachelor of dental surgery in 2018 with outstanding marks. She secured highest marks in Orthodontics and Conservative and Endodontics and went on to top all her exams. On her quest to do something different, she went on to pursue her masters in Forensic Odontology thereafter. To her credit she has International and national Paper and Poster Presentations and also bagged few awards for the same.

She has contributed articles in both national and international journals and has co-authored a chapter on ‘Recent advances in Forensic Odontology’. She is trained in performing dental autopsies. She has keen interest for forensic archaeology and forensic facial reconstructions. She is actively involved in the field of forensics and has addressed various talks. She has been invited as speaker on various platforms.


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