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december, 2021

14dec7:00 pm8:30 pmOral Cancer and Premalignancy: Guide to Diagnosis and Management

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Event Details

Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Provider Live Webinar Series

Oral Cancer and Premalignancy: Guide to Diagnosis and Management

Date:                    Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Time:                    7:00 PM CST, 8 PM EST, 5 PM PST

Location:              Zoom

Audience:            The Dental Professional

Format:                Lecture

CE Credit:             1.5 credits

Tuition:                 $59

Course Description:

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 leukoplakias and erythroplakias, 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.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants 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

Meet the Speaker:

Scott Peters, D.D.S.

Dr. Scott Peters is 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 AssociationOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral RadiologyJournal of EndodonticsHead 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 elations.

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ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program

A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health

Nationally Approved PACE Program

Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

Approval does not imply acceptance by

Any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.

5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022.

Provider ID# 397632

Time

(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CST

Location

VIRTUAL

Link emailed prior to start of course.

Organizer

Continuing Dental Education - MOPatricia Pou at (314) 685-3557or mosdohce@atsu.edu 1500 Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63104

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