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MARK LERMAN, D.M.D. Associate Professor and Division Director of Oral Pathology, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Oral cancer remains the most common disfiguring and deadly disease that a dentist, whether generalist or specialist, is likely to encounter in the practice of dentistry. This course provides the clinician with the knowledge to understand the various etiologic factors of oral cancer, and enhances his/her ability to recognize early potentially malignant and malignant changes within the oral cavity. Course attendees will also learn to effectively communicate with their patients regarding appropriate management. This course also discusses the complex nature of such treatment and the complications that may ensue, as well as their potential to affect dental treatment.
Lecture: Credit Hours - 7
AGD Code: 730