"Open Wide, is there Cancer Inside?"

MDS
May 16, 8:30 AM
Registration: 8:30 am
Seminar: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learning Objectives:

  • List the steps of a head and neck examination intended to identify extra-oral or intra-oral abnormalities 
  • Clinically distinguish common benign reactive, immune-mediated, and infectious disorders of the oral mucosa from malignant and pre-malignant lesions 
  • Formulate reasonable differentials based on clinical presentations and histories 
  • Select appropriate diagnostic techniques for arriving at definitive diagnoses 
  • Assess when patients are best served with referral to specialists, or when they may be managed locally with immune-suppressive medications or antimicrobial agents 
  • Compare and perform punch and scalpel biopsy techniques

Speakers:
Mark A. Lerman, DMD, diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and associate clinical professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine 
Tanya A. Wright, DDS, diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and assistant professor, department of diagnostic sciences, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Seminar Type: Hands-On

CEUs: 3

Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist