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So I've Identafi-ed Oral Cancer…Now What

So I've Identafi-ed Oral Cancer…Now What

So I've Identafi-ed Oral Cancer…Now What

Dennis Abbott, D.D.S.
Dennis Abbott, D.D.S.
on behalf of DentalEZ

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Launch date: 24 Feb 2017
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Last updated: 07 Mar 2017

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

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This one-hour presentation will include a review of the oral cancer screening process including the use of adjunctive devices like the Identafi; and in the case of a positive diagnosis, how to inform the patient of the news and refer to the beginning stages of the treatment journey. Oral health management and care for individuals battling oral cancer and survivors will also be discussed. Dr. Abbott’s webinar will also touch on the shifting demographics of oral cancer with the increased prevalence of HPV-16-related cases.

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Upon competition of the CE activity, the student will understand the importance of oral cancer treatment.
Dennis Abbott, D.D.S.

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Dennis Abbott, D.D.S.
on behalf of DentalEZ

Dennis M. Abbott, D.D.S. is the founder and CEO of Dental Oncology Professionals of North Texas, an oral medicine practice dedicated to meeting the unique dental and oral health needs of patients battling cancer. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in biology from Rice University in Houston, and is an honor graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry. After dental school, Dr. Abbott studied immunology, microbiology, and oral medicine at the School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo. In addition to private practice, he is a member of the dental oncology medical staff at Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center and Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Abbott also serves as a consultant to the national American Cancer Society in the development of oral monitoring guidelines for post-treatment cancer survivors and as a trustee on the board of the Jack T. Clark Foundation, a non-profit organization affiliated with the Texas Academy of General Dentistry that supports the oral health of all Texans affected by cancer through education, access to appropriate oral health care and collaborative research. Dr. Abbott has most recently conducted studies focusing on bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw and xerostomia in patients with cancer. He is the previous recipient of the Dentist Scientist Award and the National Research Service Award, both granted by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Abbott is a guest author for many dental publications on the subject of dental oncology. He has been a visiting faculty lecturer for the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine continuing education program and has lectured throughout the United States.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program ( ADA CERP)
  • 1.00 Credits

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