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Meeting the Oral Health Needs of Individuals with Cancer

Meeting the Oral Health Needs of Individuals with Cancer

Meeting the Oral Health Needs of Individuals with Cancer

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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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will 1. will understand and appreciate the need for dentistry and oral medicine as essential elements in comprehensive cancer care through introduction of some of the most common oral health challenges faced by patients undergoing treatment for cancer. 2. have knowledge of how systemic health can be affected by untreated or under-treated oral conditions in patients with short-term and long-term immunosuppression. 3. be familiar with some methods for management of common oral issues confronting individuals with cancer and understand how successful treatment and care can impact quality of life in these patients.
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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