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Funeral Service and Dentistry: An Unlikely Pair

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The Grave Woman

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Join us in welcoming Captain Alan C. Peterson - Chief Dental Officer for the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary - Atlanta, Georgia and Mr. Jeffery Seiple, Anatomical Coordinator at the Georgia Campus- Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine both seasoned affiliates of Disaster Mortuary Operations Response Teams (DMORT).  Capt. Peterson worked during the 9/11 disaster to identify the victims through the use of forensic dentistry.  Mr. Seiple has worked during several disasters embalming victims so that they could be identified by their loved ones and funeralized. Tune in to learn more about DMORT and the powerful impact that dentistry and funeral service have on one another.