American Board of Forensic Odontology Law and Legal Definition

The American Board of Forensic Odontology (ABFO) is a national dental organization specializing in establishing standards and qualifications for dentists those who practice forensic odontology. The ABFO mission is to make available a practical and equitable system for readily identifying those persons professing to be specialists in forensic odontology who possess the requisite qualifications and competence. The purpose of the organization is to identify forensic scientists unequivocally qualified to provide essential professional services for the Nation's judicial and executive branches of government. It accredited by the Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board (FSAB) as a forensic specialty, offering board certification to qualified forensic dentists.