Oral Cancer and Premalignancy: Guide to Diagnosis and Management


Tuesday, December 14, 2021         
Live Interactive Webinar 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

 

Synopsis

 

This course serves as a review of the clinical and microscopic features of oral premalignant lesions and oral squamous cell carcinoma. The diagnosis and management of commonly encountered premalignant conditions of the oral cavity, such as leukoplakia and erythroplakia, will be discussed. In addition, this course will include a review of the varied clinical manifestations of oral squamous cell carcinoma. The role of soft tissue biopsy and biopsy techniques will also be covered.

 

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Recognize clinical lesions that are considered premalignant, such as leukoplakia and erythroplakia
  • Understand the role of tissue biopsy in everyday clinical practice and when/how to biopsy lesions
  • Recognize the varied clinical appearances of oral cancer
  • Develop sound treatment strategies and referral systems for management of patients with potentially cancerous oral lesions

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Course Tuition

$59 - Dentist or Allied Dental Personnel

 

Course fee is due at time of registration.
Pre-registration is encouraged to guarantee receipt of webinar link.

Courses hosted in collaboration with the ACDE Webinar series are not eligible for any discounts. Tuition is based on the CDE credit hour(s) set by the ACDE Webinar Series planning committee and the participating universities.


About Our Speaker

 

Scott Peters, DDSis an Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at Columbia University Medical Center, College of Dental Medicine. He received his B.A. in History from Columbia University, his D.D.S. from Columbia University, and completed his post-graduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology from Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, a fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, and the recipient of the Academy’s William G. Shafer Award. Dr. Peters has been published in journals, including The Journal of the American Dental Association, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, Journal of Endodontics, Head and Neck Pathology, and Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, among others. He is a member of the Columbia University Oral Diagnostics Biopsy Service, and the clinical oral pathology service located at ColumbiaDoctors Midtown. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Peters teaches various courses including histology, pathophysiology, and oral pathology and stomatology at Columbia. He also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and provides oral pathology training to the dental residents at Kings County Hospital Center, Woodhull Hospital, and Harlem Hospital. Dr. Peters is a member of the American Dental Association and the New York State Dental Association. He serves as the new dentist representative on the New York State Dental Association Council of Hospital Dentistry and as a member of the AAOMP Committee on Professional and Public Relations.

 

 



Credit Hours

736 Cancer Screening - Lecture: Hours - 1.5

 



This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston — PACE Center and the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

 

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Schedule

Time:

Webinar Link Opens | 6:30 PM (CST)

Presentation | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

Location:

Virtual CDE | Live Interactive Webinar


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As a courtesy, please register in advance to receive presentation links, course handouts and other timely information. For your convenience, registration will close 24 hours prior to the start of the presentation.

Live Interactive Webinars are considered as in-classroom setting CE hours by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.

Continuing education credits awarded for participation in this Live Interactive Webinar may not apply as in person/ / in-classroom CE hours towards license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his/her state licensing board(s).


Contact Us
UTHealth School of Dentistry
PACE Center, Continuing Dental Education
7500 Cambridge St., Suite 6152
Houston, TX 77054
Ph: 713-486-4028
Fax: 713-486-4037

Email: PACE@uth.tmc.edu

 


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