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Continuing Dental Education

Oral Pathology Review and Updates – a live webinar

Elizabeth Ann Bilodeau, DMD, MD, MSEd

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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

The speaker will discuss common pathologies of the orofacial complex and the clinical, pathologic, and radiographic features (when applicable). This session will also address the clinical manifestations of common ulcerative lesions in the oral cavity.

Also covered will be oral cancer, HPV related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, and other HPV related oral lesions. The oral systemic disease connection will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will:

  • Differentially diagnose common reactive and neoplastic soft tissue lesions.
  • Discuss the many potential etiologies for oral ulceration and evaluate clinical examples of oral ulcerations.
  • Review common HPV related lesions found in the oral cavity.
  • Understand systemic disease manifestations that may present as oral lesions or impact dental treatment.
  • Discuss the oral systemic connection, especially as it pertains to oral pathology.


Dr. Elizabeth Ann BilodeauDr. Elizabeth Ann Bilodeau earned her BS, DMD, and MSEd degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. At the University of Pittsburgh, she received her MD and subsequently completed graduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center earning a Certificate in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology. She is Board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and serves as the UDHS Oral Pathology Biopsy Service Laboratory Director, participating in faculty biopsy service. She has authored over 50 peer reviewed publications as well as book chapters and invited articles. She serves as the Director of Education for the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and has represented the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology by serving as a member and as a consultant member of the American Dental Association’s Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition.

Course Logistics

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Online Webinar

The Dental Professional

5:00pm – 6:30pm Pacific Standard time


1.5 hours


*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 1.5 continuing education credits.