This *interactive on demand webinar highlights differential diagnosis and surgical treatment of case studies.
Participants will become comfortable working up any lesion they may encounter, and when and how to make the appropriate referral.
Objectives: At the end of the lecture participants will be able to
- Identify the signs and symptoms of common oral and periodontal lesions
- Understand the many causes of oral and periodontal pathology
- Define the signs and symptoms of benign disease
- Understand the danger signs and symptoms of malignancy
- Understand how to evaluate radiographs for jaw and periodontal pathology
- Select a basic work-up of a lesion
- Understand when and how to refer a patient with a pathological lesion
- Identify the roles that the dentist, dental hygienist, and specialists play in caring for patients with oral and periodontal pathology
Original date: 06/09/21, Expiry date: 06/08/24
Speaker: Anthony Petito, DDS, MD, Maxillofacial Surgeon
Anthony Petito received his DDS from the University of Maryland and his MD from the University of Connecticut. After completing an internship in General Surgery, he completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and a fellowship in Orthognathic and Reconstructive Jaw Surgery. He is board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Anesthesiology. He holds Fellowship status in The American College of Surgeons and The American College of Dentists.
Dr. Petito served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Brown Medical School, and the Chief of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. He retired from Hospital practice in 2016, after 17 years. He currently practices office based oral surgery, with emphasis on anesthesia, dental implantology, and oral medicine.
Disclaimers: As per ADA guidelines, participants must use caution when using limited knowledge in treating patients. It is always recommended to do further research.
CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS)
PLS is an ADA CERP recognized provider (11/1/2021– 12/31/2025). 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 state or provincial Boards of Dentistry.
PLS is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc (1/1-12/31/24). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry.
This webinar is designated for the CEUs as indicated. Check your state’s CE regulations for course acceptance.
*Interactivity provided with PLS’s Ask the Speaker feature included with recorded webinars.