University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

Prevention and Management of Oral Complications in Medical Oncology

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

8:00 PM-10:00 PM Eastern


Live Webinar Online


Registration open through 9/13/2022 11:59 PM


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Course Description

Course Description:

Dentists and members of dental teams play a crucial role in the management of oncology patients. This presentation will focus on identification and treatment/prevention of common oral complications of cancer therapy with a focus on complications of chemotherapy and hematopoietic cell transplantation including oral mucositis, oral infections, salivary gland dysfunction, medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw, and emerging complications of immunotherapies.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will:

  • Identify and characterize common oral complications of cancer therapy.
  • Design a plan to prevent, mitigate, and/or therapeutically manage oral complications in oncology.
  • Determine when to treat and when to refer patients experiencing oral complications in cancer therapy.


This course is part of the ACDE Webinar Series. (see right)


This course is hosted by: University of Washington




Dr. David Dean is the director of the Oral Medicine service at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and the program director of the Oral Medicine MSD program at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. A lifelong Husky, he completed his BS, DDS, and MSD in Oral Medicine at UW. He returned as full-time faculty in 2014 after several years in general dental practice in Tukwila. In 2016, he was honored to receive the School of Dentistry’s highest teaching honor, the Bruce R. Rothwell Distinguished Teaching Award. 

He is a diplomat of the American Board of Oral Medicine, a fellow in the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, a fellow in the American College of Dentists, and Seattle Met “Top Dentist” in the field of Oral Medicine. He was a participant in the 7th World Workshop of Oral Medicine in Göthenburg, Sweden, is an editor for the upcoming Frontiers in Oral Medicine special edition: Oral Complication in Cancer Patients, and a site Principal Investigator for NIH/NIDCR-funded R01 examining long-term oral health outcomes in patients with chronic Graft-versus-Host disease.  

He lives in Edmonds, WA with his wife, Dr. Brittany Dean (a pediatric dentist). He enjoys collecting books and lifting heavy things. 


Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Live Webinar Online



All Registrants - $69

There are No Discounts for ACDE Series Courses.

Credit: Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 2
Course #: 70822W
AGD Code: 730



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ACDE Webinar Series



  • The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is a member of The Association of Continuing Dental Education (ACDE)
  • ACDE brings together individuals who represent college- and university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools in Canada and the United States.
  • We are here to serve you, the dental professional, in delivering high quality, evidence-based continuing dental education programs to meet your educational needs.


The ACDE Webinar Series:

  • ACDE and 31 of its member schools are jointly providing a series of live webinars featuring university-based key opinion leaders.
  • Each lecture is hosted by a different school, but CE Verifications of Participation will be provided by the school with which you registered.

Continuing Education


Live Webinar Online



Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 2

Licensure Boards typically treat live webinars the same as a live course.


Following registration, an email will be sent, detailing instructions for logging in from home.

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