American Board of Forensic Dentistry

Welcome to ABFD Online

The American Board of Forensic Dentistry (ABFD) is an Advisory Board under the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (ACFEI). Please see below for updates and events.


"I have found that Diplomate status in ACFEI has allowed me to keep current with the expanding science of forensic dentistry and medicine.”

Dr. Pamela Alberto, DMD, FACFEI, DABFD

Board Members

For available board member bios, click here.


James H. Hutson, DDS, CMI-V

Chair Emeritus:

Brian Karasic, DMD, MBA, DABFD, CMI-V

Board Members:

Bill B. Akpinar, DDS, CMI-V, FACFEI, DABFD

Stephanie L. Anton-Bettey, DDS, CMI-V

Chester B. Kulak, DMD, CMI-V, CFC, DABFD

Robert Byrd, DDS

John Petkanas DDS

Dennis Flanagan, DDS

R. Gordon Klockow, DDS

Benjamin Antioquia, DDS

Kathryn Vitiello, DMD

Updates and Upcoming Events

CLICK HERE for a list of our approvals and accreditations

ACFEI Executive Advisory Board Chair, Dr. Cyril H. Wecht, MD, JD, CMI-V, CFP

Board rotations begin 01/01/10.

Thank you, to all who participated in service to the American Board of Forensic Dentistry. We will be rotating several members of the board. If your term has come to a close, you should have received your packet in the mail.


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