Oral Lesions: What is That & Should We Biopsy?
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About the Event
2 CE Credits
Joel M. Laudenbach, DMD
Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine, Associate Professor of Oral Medicine, Carolinas Center for Oral Health Atrium Health
The oral, head & neck cancer screening examination technique will be reviewed in detail with helpful recognition and diagnostic strategies. Common oral lesions and head/ neck pathology observed in general and specialty dental practice will be presented, as well as updated oral cancer statistics, risk factors and screening guidelines. Oral manifestations of systemic diseases will be highlighted using an interactive format. Attendees will learn to recognize when additional testing and/ or specialty referrals are indicated. Adjunctive and biopsy techniques will be briefly reviewed. Lesion management will be discussed throughout the presentation.
Dr. Joel Laudenbach received his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine in 1998. Dr. Laudenbach completed postdoctoral residencies in general practice at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles (1999) and Oral Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (2004). He also completed a fellowship in Geriatric Dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania (2004).
Dr. Laudenbach is appointed to Atrium Health as an Associate Professor of Oral Medicine and attending medical staff in the Department of Oral Medicine in Charlotte, North Carolina. He practices Oral Medicine at the Carolinas Center for Oral Health and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine.