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4 Years

Dr. Abraham Johnson

Designation : Assistant Professor Qualification : B.D.S., M.Sc. (Forensic Odontology), Ph.D. (Pursuing) Experience : 4 Years


Forensic Odontology and Anthropology

Research Area

Comparative Dental Anatomy, Dental Anthropology, Age Estimation and Sex Determination through Dental Structures, Bite-mark Analysis, 3D Imaging, 3D Printing and Reconstructive Forensics


  1. Johnson, A., & Parekh, U. (2020). Mental health of forensic odontologists in Covid-19: An Indian perspective. The Medico-legal journal, 25817220965377. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0025817220965377 
  2. Soni, S., Shirpure, P., Shahu, U., & Johnson, A. (2020). Assessment of knowledge, attitude, and practice in forensic dental anatomy and histology among dental practitioners. Journal of Forensic Science and Medicine, 6(3), 89. doi:10.4103/jfsm.jfsm_52_19
  3. Rohith, M., Roy, J., & Johnson, A. (2020). Morphometric variations of nasal parameters in gujarati population: An anatomical study. Journal of the Anatomical Society of India, 69(3), 127. doi:10.4103/jasi.jasi_139_19
  4. Jani, G., Johnson, A., Parekh, U., Thompson, T., & Pandey, A. (2020). Effective approaches to three-dimensional digital reconstruction of fragmented human skeletal remains using laser surface scanning. Forensic Science International: Synergy. doi:10.1016/j.fsisyn.2020.07.002
  5. Rohith, M. M., Belcher, W. R., Roy, J., Abraham, S. O., Chakraborty, P., Nandaniya, N. J., & Johnson, A. (2020). Tattoo in forensic science: An Indian perspective. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 74, 102022. doi:10.1016/j.jflm.2020.102022
  6. Johnson, A., Jani, G., Garriga, J. A., & Pandey, A. (2020). Digital reconstruction of fragmented tooth remains in forensic context. Forensic Sciences Research, 1-6. doi:10.1080/20961790.2020.1737462
  7. Jani, G., Johnson, A., & Belcher, W. (2020). Case report: Digital restoration of fragmented non-human skull. Forensic Science International: Reports, 2, 100070. doi:10.1016/j.fsir.2020.100070 
  8. Johnson, A., Jani, G., Pandey, A., & Patel, N. (2019). Digital tooth reconstruction: An innovative approach in forensic odontology. The Journal of forensic odonto-stomatology, 3(37), 12–20.
  9. Parekh, U., Gupta, S., & Johnson, A. (2019). Review of clinical syndromes in covid-19 in global perspective: A step towards infection prevention control in forensic practices. Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 36(2), 58. doi:10.5958/0974-4568.2019.00014.0
  10. Roy, J., Rohith, M., Nilendu, D., & Johnson, A. (2019). Qualitative assessment of the dental groove pattern and its uniqueness for forensic identification. Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences, 11(1), 42. doi:10.4103/jfo.jfds_73_19
  11. Johnson, A., & Pandey, A. (2019). Three-dimensional scanning-A futuristic technology in forensic anthropology. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 41(2), 128. doi:10.5958/0974-0848.2019.00035.6
  12. Johnson, A. (2018). Forensic odontology: A paradigm shift in the Indian context. Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences, 10(3), 117. doi:10.4103/jfo.jfds_84_18
  13. Jani, G., & Johnson, A. (2018). Tooth reconstruction in forensic situations through dental materials: An anatomical art. Journal of forensic dental sciences, 10(3), 137–142. https://doi.org/10.4103/jfo.jfds_92_18
  14. Johnson, A., Pandey, A., & Parikh, P. (2018). A comparative study on human and domestic animal bitemark patterns: An aid in forensic investigation. Indian Journal of Veterinary Research (The), 27(2), 1. doi:10.5958/0974-0171.2018.00008.0
  15. Johnson, A., Gandhi, B., & Ernest, S. (2018). A Morphological Study of Tongue and its Role in Forensics Odontology. Journal of Forensic Sciences & Criminal Investigation, 7(5). doi:10.19080/jfsci.2018.07.555723
  16. Johnson, A. (2019) Application of Saliva in Forensic Odontology: An Update. Journal of  Punjab Academy of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology 2019;19(1) ISSN : 0972-5687 DOI: 10.5958/0974-083X.2019.00031.1

Awards / Honours / Achievements / Appreciation

  1. Member of INTERPOL Forensic Odontology Sub-Working Group from 2019 till date.
  2. Special Invitee (EC Member) at Indian Association of Forensic Odontology (IAFO) from 2019 till date.
  3. Board Member (India) at Association of Forensic Odontology for Human Rights till date.
  4. Won FAMDENT EXCELLENCE IN DENTISTRY AWARDS 2019 in the category of Specialist Dentist of the Year – Orofacial Dentology on 24th November, 2019 at Mumbai.
  5. Won BEST SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATION IN E-POSTER titled ‘Digital Bitemark Analysis using Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT): A New Innovative Approach’ - at 1st International and 16th National IAFO Conference 2018, on 29th and 30th September 2018.
  6. Recipient of ‘SUSHRUTA AWARD-EXCELLENCE OF FORENSIC ODONTOLOGY’ by International Exemplary Research and Performance Committee, held at New Delhi
  7. Recipient of ‘BEST POSTGRADUATE STUDENT OF THE YEAR (FORENSIC ODONTOLOGY)’ by Indian Health Professional Awards 2016, held at Pune.
  8. Recipient of ‘TALENT OF THE YEAR-2016 AWARD’ from Indian Dentist Research and Review, held at Bangalore.