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Continuing Dental Education

Oral Pathology Fall 2021 Series – Epithelial Pathology – November 2021

Epithelial Pathology: Immune Mediated Diseases of the Mouth - a live webinar

Dolphine Oda, BDS, MS

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This course is offered in partnership with Oregon Health Sciences University Office of Continuing Dental Education.


Course Description

Dr. Dolphine Oda will present a series of live webinars this fall on oral pathology topics which recent course participants have requested. Come hear details and data on these four topic areas. Dr. Oda will present how to recognize each in the mouth so that you will be better equipped for the next patient that is in your chair.

Dr. Oda will present for roughly two-thirds of the course time, and the following third will be allotted for questions related to the topic and she welcomes participants to send in photos or radiographs (in advance of the course if possible, please) for further discussion of these as of now unknown cases.

On November 6, we will focus on Epithelial Pathology: Immune Mediated Diseases of the Mouth. The course will consist of two hours of lecture, followed by one hour of discussion of unknown cases.

If you have a case you would like to submit for discussion, please send some case history along with a photo or radiograph to

Full Oral Pathology Series for Fall 2021:


Dr. Dolphine OdaDolphine Oda is Professor of Oral Pathology in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the School of Dentistry, University of Washington, and the director of the UW’s Oral Pathology Biopsy Service. Dr. Oda is on the medical staff at the University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center. In 2013, she was awarded a lifetime achievement award by the Oral Cancer Foundation for over 30 years of service to oral cancer patients. In 2009, she was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award, the UW’s highest honor for outstanding teaching, and has been awarded an additional 30 teaching awards within the School of Dentistry. Dr. Oda’s research interests include molecular changes in oral carcinogenesis and HPV and oral cancer. She has 78 papers published in refereed journals and publishes a popular monthly column called Case of the Month. Dr. Oda is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and holds a Washington State dental license. She is also a member of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, the International Association of Oral Pathologists, and USCAP.

Course Logistics

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Live webinar online

This course is designed for specialists, dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants.

Live webinar: 9:00am – 12:00pm Pacific time

$69/Team Member (dental hygienist, dental assistant, office staff)
$89/Current UW Dental Alumni Member
* This course is eligible for a 10% tuition discount if you are a current member of the UW Dental Alumni Association.

3 hours


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The University of Washington and Oregon Health Sciences University are ADA CERP Recognized Providers.
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, Oregon Health Sciences University and the University of British Columbia.

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The University of Washington and Oregon Health Sciences University are members of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

University of Washington and Oregon Health Sciences University designate this activity for 3 continuing education credits.