Oral and Periodontal Pathology - On Demand Webinar
Dr. Petito will provide an in depth presentation of oral and periodontal tissue lesions that can be seen in private practice. Clinical signs and symptoms will be reviewed, including radiographic interpretation and a review of dangerous warning signs. Differential diagnosis and surgical treatment of case studies will be highlighted in an interactive and exciting format. Participants will become comfortable working up any lesion they may encounter, and when and how to make the appropriate referral.
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Target AudienceDentists, Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants
Teaching MethodVideo of Lecture w PowerPoint Presentation
Course MaterialsCourse outline
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 (date the video was created): 06/09/21
Review date: __
Expiry date (date the video will be retired): 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.
Disclosure: The speaker has no conflicts to disclose.
CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS)
PLS is an ADA CERP recognized provider (11/2014 – 12/2021). 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.
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PLS is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc (1/1-12/31/21)