Oral Pathology Seminar

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About The Presenter

Dr. Rawal is an assistant professor with the College of Dentistry and the Department of Pathology, College of Medicine at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

In addition to teaching Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, he participates in a contemporary biopsy service and also meets patients with Oral Pathology related problems.

Dr. Rawal has 19 years of experience in the specialty and has published over 35 journal articles and abstracts. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

  • April 9, 2010
  • Location: Knoxville
  • Credit: 6 hours
  • Course Presenter: Yeshwant B. Rawal, BDS, MDS (Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology), MS and Certificate Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
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Cost and Location Specifics

Early Bird Special - $179 per dentist and $109 per auxiliary. After March 26 - $199 per dentist and $129 per auxiliary. Registration at the door is an additional $25. Morning coffee and lunch will be provided. The University of Tennessee Knoxville Campus. The Crest Room located in The University Center, 1502 West Cumberland Ave. Parking is available in the parking garage located next to the building.

Course Description

Morning Session: 9-12

Subject: white and red lesions of the oral mucosa including precancer and immune-mediated mucositis.

Synopsis: While most white lesions of the oral mucosa are banal reactive processes, some are harbingers of serious change. Most red lesions presage a somewhat morbid outlook as patients are usually symptomatic and in need of attention. Red lesions may range from precancer and cancer to autoimmune dermatologic disease like lichen planus, pemphigus vulgaris and cicatricial pemphigoid. This course will highlight salient clinical diagnostic features and discuss the management of these myriad of conditions. Pointers on optimal biopsy techniques for these conditions will also be offered.

Afternoon Session: 1-4

Subject: An oral pathology primer for general practice.

Synopsis: This afternoon session will be devoted to the study of routine and common alterations associated with developmental anomalies of teeth and mucosa. Effects of physical and chemical insult on the oral structures, common oral ulcerative conditions, warts and benign growths as well as benign bone changes often noted on routine x-rays will also be addressed. Other topics discussed include skin precancer and cancer (actinic keratosis, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma and melanoma). The course will conclude with a discussion on some common odontogenic pathology. Filled with numerous high resolution clinical and radiographic pictures, the discussion will highlight the diagnostic features and suggest management, if at all required.

The University of Tennessee College of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The University of Tennessee designates this activity for 6 hours continuing education credits.