25 Shades of Grey and a Whole Lot Less Risqué
This course is designed to be a full review of radiology for Dentists and Dental Hygienists. Dr. Svirsky will walk the audience through a number of common cases as a way of reacquianting the audience with key radiographic entities common to the dental practice. There will be an emphasis on common radiolucent and radiopaque lesions. In addition, Dr. Svirsky will spend some time highlighting the bizarre and unusual cases he’s encountered throughout his career. By the end of this course, attendees will be well equipped to go back and make a difference in the diagnosis and treatment of oral diseases. This is the perfect course for dental professionals wanting a thorough review of radiology - everything you’ve learned in school, brought to you in shades of grey!
- Common/Important Radiolucencies
- Periapical Pathosis (cyst, granuloma, abscess, scar)
- Dentigerous Cyst
- Residual Cyst
- Odontogenic Keratocyst
- Traumatic Bone Cyst
- Lateral Periodontal Cyst
- Nasopalatine Duct Cyst
- Central Giant Cell Granuloma
- Lingual Mandibular Bone Defect
- Common/Important Radiopacities
- Condensing Osteitis
- Impacted Tooth
- Root Tips
- Supernumerary Tooth
- Common/Important Radiolucencies/Radiopacities
- Periapical Cemental Dysplasia
- Florid Osseous Dysplasia
- Central Ossifying Fibroma
Come in and Catch it: The Review that Sticks
This is the perfect review course that covers the recognition, diagnosis and treatment of the 26 soft tissue lesions that every dentist and hygienist should know and treat appropriately. A number of the entities only require recognition. The classic lesions that have been forgotten since school will be brought back to life and your diagnostic confidence will be re-energized. At the end of the course the management of xerostomia will be discussed. Dr. Svirsky makes oral pathology fun!
- 26 Soft Tissue Lesions to be discussed:
- Materia Alba
- Aspirin burn
- Cotton roll burn
- Linea alba
- Morsicatio baccarum (cheek chewing)
- Nicotine stomatitis
- Tobacco pouch keratosis
- Lichen Planus
- Traumatic ulceration
- Aphthous stomatitis/ulceration
- Epulis fissuration/papillary hyperplasia
- Fissured tongue
- Erythema migrans/geographic tongue
- Pyogenic granuloma
- Recurrent herpes labialis (Herpes Virus Type 1)
- Angular cheilitis
- Lingual tonsils/lymphoid aggregate
- Amalgam tattoo
- Oral melanotic macule/labial melanotic macule
- Salivary gland tumors
Dr. Svirsky’s sessions will include a lecture format to present the subject information incorporating numerous clinical examples to highlight the material. Personal anecdotes, lessons learned, and audience participation will accentuate key points. The interactive approach will include opportunities to ask questions, share information, and have further discussions throughout the day."
At the completion of this course the participants should be able to:
- Demonstrate a logical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of common radiopaque lesions found on radiographs.
- Demonstrate a logical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of common radiolucent lesions found on radiographs.
- Recognize the common radiographic lesion found in dental practices.
- Demonstrate a logical approach to the diagnosis of the 26 most common oral soft tissue lesions.
- Integrate therapeutic regimens used to treat selected oral diseases.
- Differentiate oral herpes from aphthous stomatitis and apply newest treatment recommendations.
- Recognize the implications of white lesions found in the oral cavity and diagnose and treat appropriately.
- Diagnose salivary gland tumors of the oral cavity and understand the treatment implication of the various tumors.
- Applying practical clinical information immediately applicable to everyday practice.
- Diagnose and apply newest treatment recommendations for erosive lichen planus and chronic ulcerative stomatitis.