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Continuing Dental Education

Diagnosis of Common Nodules and Masses of the Oral Cavity – a live webinar

Nagamani Narayana, DMD, MS

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This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series

This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series*


Course Description

As a general practitioner, it is important to know the common lesions (soft, firm, or bony; localized or generalized; and sessile or pedunculated lumps or bumps) occurring in different areas in the mouth, to have a differential diagnosis, and to know management options. Actual case presentations and management issues will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • State the common lumps and bumps occurring in the oral cavity
  • Discuss differential diagnosis for these lumps and bumps
  • Identify the importance of biopsy to arrive at a definitive diagnosis
  • Describe management options


Dr. Nagamani NarayanaNagamani Narayana has been an associate professor in Oral Pathology at UNMC, College of Dentistry from 2003. In addition to her training in India. She is dually trained in Oral Medicine and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology from UMKC, School of Dentistry, Kansas City and New York Hospital, Queens and obtained her DMD from Temple University School of Dentistry. She is a diplomate of American Academy of Oral Medicine and American Academy of Oral Pathology. Presently, Dr. Narayana teaches Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine at the school. in addition, she sees patients in the University Dental Associates and is the Director of the Oral Biopsy Service of the UNMC College of Dentistry.

Course Logistics

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Online Webinar

The Dental Professional

5:00pm – 6:00pm Pacific Standard time


1 hour

*The University of Washington in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 30 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE Webinar Series”

This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional’s schedule and interests.


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The University of Washington 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.

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the University of Washington and Oregon Health Sciences University.

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The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

University of Washington designates this activity for 1 continuing education credits.