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Continuing Dental Education

Oral Candidiasis: Misconceptions and Considerations for Diagnosis and Treatment.

Dave Chandra, DMD, PhD

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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

Oral candidias is a common, yet misunderstood disease of the oral cavity. Oral candidiasis is often considered at the exclusion of other more common entities. This presentation will clarify the most common clinical patterns of oral candidiasis and present other disease entities with similar symptomatology and clinical appearance.

Course Objectives

As a result of attending this course you should be able to:

  • Identify the most common clinical patterns of oral candidiasis
  • Describe the various ways candidiasis can be diagnosed
  • Describe the various treatment options for oral candidiasis
  • Identify other oral disease entities whose signs and symptoms are similar to oral candidiasis.


Dr. Dave ChandraDave Chandra is an Assistant Professor at the OHSU School of Dentistry where he teaches pathology to dental residents and students, as well as practices both clinical and surgical oral pathology. He received his DMD and PhD degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, his post-doctoral research training at the University of California, San Francisco, and his oral pathology specialty training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dave has authored numerous original research articles and has received NIH funding as both a Principal and Associate Investigator. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.


  • Dr. Chandra has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • The staff of the University of Washington Office of Continuing Dental Education have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Course Logistics

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Online Webinar

The dental professional

4:30pm – 5:30pm Pacific Standard time (please note this is a different starting time than usual)


1 hour


*The University of Washington in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 35 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.

Conflict of Interest
In accordance with the ADA CERP Standard V., everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the course.

As a continuing education provider, University of Washington Continuing Dental Education is responsible for ensuring the content, quality and scientific integrity of all continuing dental education activities for which credit is provided. The School is also responsible for taking steps to protect against and/or disclose any conflict of interest of the faculty/instructors presenting those courses.

Cancellation and Refunds
For this live webinar, a registration refund will be issued for cancellations received by Wednesday, February 7, 2024. Registration will remain open until the webinar begins – NO REFUNDS will be accepted once the webinar has begun. Cancellations must be received in email to The cancellation request must include: the name of the course, name of the person registered, name of the person requesting the cancellation, and the reason for the cancellation.

By providing my information, I consent to receive communication via mail, email, fax, and phone from the University of Washington Continuing Dental Education office. The Continuing Dental Education office will not share your information with anyone.

Dental education institutions have an obligation to disseminate new knowledge related to dental practice. In so doing, some presentations may include controversial materials or commercial references. Sponsorship of a continuing education course by the University of Washington does not necessarily imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, procedure, or product by this institution.

The University of Washington Continuing Dental Education cautions continuing dental education participants that there are potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures into the practice of dentistry, especially when the continuing education course has not provided supervised clinical experience and/or competency tests in the techniques or procedures.

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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 ACDE member schools.

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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.