Oral Cancer: An Update - Part I

Oct. 13, 2020 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Ashley Clark, DDS, DABOMP
Subject: 730 Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis and Oral Pathology 
Credits: 1.5
Audience: Dentists, Office Staff, Students, Recent Graduates
Fee: $37.50 Student, $75 Members, Non-Members $125
Course Description: This course will update the participant about oral cancer • specifically squamous cell carcinoma. Participants will learn to recognize cancerous lesions of the oral cavity and understand how to formulate a treatment plan when malignant lesions are encountered. The relationship between human papillomavirus and squamous cell carcinoma will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss possible etiologies of oral cancer.
2. Determine risk factors for specific patient demographics.
3. Determine where oral cancer is most likely to occur.
4. Discuss how to decrease risk for oral cancer development.

Speakers Bio:
Ashley Clark, DDS, DABOMP, is an associate professor of oral pathology for the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. She has earned the John H. Freeman Award for outstanding nonclinical teaching and the Dean’s Excellence Award in scholarship of teaching. She has published over 40 original papers, book chapters, and abstracts; is board-certified; and serves on the executive council for the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
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