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Continuing Dental Education

Recognizing and Managing Critical Oral Pathology – a live webinar

Sarah Glass, DDS

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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

Ever encounter an oral lesion and not know what it is or what to do about it? Join us to review concerning oral lesions with plenty of pictures and management recommendations. This lecture will start by reviewing the vast differential diagnosis of oral ulceration from benign common entities to oral manifestations of systemic diseases to oral cancer. Next, entities classified as oral potentially malignant disorders will be discussed followed by examples of oral cancer and a review of risk factors. Finally, the importance of head and neck exams and biopsies will be emphasized through an interactive picture session.

Learning Objective

At the conclusion of this course, participants will:

  • Differentiate key features of oral ulcerations to improve differential diagnoses
  • Identify oral potentially malignant disorders and their malignant transformation potential
  • Analyze risk factors for and presentations of oral and oropharyngeal cancer including HPV related tumors
  • Recognize the importance of a head & neck exam, biopsies, and referrals for optimal patient care


Dr. Sarah GlassDr. Sarah Glass obtained her DDS from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry and completed a three year Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology residency at New York Presbyterian/Queens. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Today, she works as an assistant professor at VCU School of Dentistry. Her job responsibilities include teaching, working in the biopsy service, and seeing oral medicine patients.

Course Logistics

Thursday, October 6, 2022

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 credit.