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Oral Cancer in the Dental Office

Oral Cancer in the Dental Office

Oral Cancer in the Dental Office

Fayette Williams, DDS, MD
Fayette Williams, DDS, MD
on behalf of Dental Town

$36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00

$36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00

$ 36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00
$ 36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00
Normal Price: $36.00 $36.00

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Launch date: 08 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 08 Mar 2017

Reference: 170422

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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.

Description

Both dentists and hygienists play a critical role in the detection of oral cancer. This course reviews the demographics and risk factors relevant to oral cancer. Common diagnostic tools are discussed with attention to scenarios when these tools might be appropriate. The course also provides an overview of cancer staging.

Objectives

Objectives
1. Understand the various forms of oral malignancy 2. Recognize the most common risk factors for oral and oropharyngeal cancer 3. Compare the various diagnostic adjuncts available 4. Describe the TNM system for cancer staging
Fayette Williams, DDS, MD

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Fayette Williams, DDS, MD
on behalf of Dental Town

Dr. Fayette Williams is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in Fort Worth, Texas. He completed his DDS at the University of Tennessee and his MD and surgical residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Williams then completed a two-year fellowship in Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and is one of less than 30 oral surgeons in the USA who is fellowship-trained in both head and neck oncology and microvascular reconstruction. Dr. Williams maintains both an academic and private practice and is actively involved in training oral surgery residents from the University of Texas outhwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital residency in Dallas. Dr. Williams has authored multiple textbook chapters and journal articles on oral cancer, and continues to pursue clinical research activities with his residents. He has lectured nationally on the surgical reconstruction of cancer-related defects. He is Vice-Chairman of the Cancer Committee at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, and a member of the Head & Neck Tumor Board at Baylor All Saints Hospital. Dr. Williams’ passion lies in the treatment and reconstruction of oral cancer and their related defects.

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

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 1.50 Hours

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