The Many Different Causes of Oral Ulcers
Thursday, May 9
Time: 1:30 - 4:30 pm
Course Code: T 250
Quick Summary: Oral ulcers are a major nuisance for our patients. Learn what causes them and how to manage them.
Fee: Dentists $55 All Others $15
Course Description: This course will provide a review of mucosal ulcers and their numerous potential etiologies including trauma, infection, immune-mediated diseases and neoplasia. Numerous clinical images will be displayed to give the clinician a thorough overview of the appearance of these lesions.
- Recognize the similarities and differences in ulcers which occur due to a variety of causes, including, but not limited to: physical, thermal, or chemical trauma; herpes simplex virus; aphthous stomatitis; erosive lichen planus; squamous cell carcinoma.
- Determine whether to treat and re-evaluate an ulcer or obtain a biopsy immediately.
- Understand appropriate management options for ulcers of non-neoplastic origin.
Course most appropriate for: Dentists, Hygienists, and Clinical Assistants
C.E. Hours: 3 clinical hours
Academy of General Dentistry Code: 739