Oral Cancer Screening
Oral Cancer Screening
Presented by Robert Levine DDS
Intended audience: Dentists,Dental Hygienists
Original Release Date: Jan 01, 2017
Review Date: Sept 01, 2022
Course Expiration Date : Sept 01, 2025
Oral Cancer Screening– 2 CE Units (Price: $100.00 USD)
Application of Oral Cancer Screening Technology in Supporting Periodontial Therapy
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For over 10 years, clinicians have been using fluorescence technology as a means of enhancing the visualization of oral mucosa to help enable the earliest possible discovery of potentially malignant and cancerous lesions. This course will provide a basic understanding of biofluorescence technology and how it can be utilized to assist in the evaluation of soft-tissue lesions. Basic microbiology and physiology will be discussed, to provide a framework of understanding for how this technology can be used safely and efficiently.
- Review recent oral cancer trends and statistics
- Understand the science behind tissue fluorescence
- Evaluate a variety of tissue abnormalities
- Recognize various risk factors that contribute to the formation oral dysplastic and neoplastic tissues
- Learn how to apply biofluorescence technology as an adjunct to traditional methods
- Compare various adjunctive screening technologies
Issuing of Continuing Education Credits
- Upon successful completion of the course,the clinician will receive 2 ADA CERP recognized continuing education credits.
About the instructor
Robert Levine DDS
Dr. Robert Levine, DDS, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry, Director of Laser Dentistry, and Clinical Director of the AEGD Post-Division from 2008- 2012 at Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health. Dr. Levine is Owner and President of Global Laser Oral Health, LLC (GLOH) and Levine Consulting LLC. Dr. Levine is licensed in Arizona, California, and New York State. His companies provide online laser and hands-on laser training. Dr. Levine is a graduate of New York University and completed a two-year residency at the VA Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. He remained as a consultant for many years and was in private practice in New York until 2005. Dr. Levine has been involved with lasers since 2003. Dr. Levine is the co-developer of the first University laser curriculum for a U.S. Dental School. Dr. Levine teaches both pre-doc and postgraduate residents through both his laser program and hands-on live patient treatment. All students use lasers on live patients after passing their curriculum examination. Treatment of the special needs patients is an area in which laser applications can be highly effective. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on laser applications in dentistry.
Disclaimer: Participants must be always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapies.
Note: Registration is necessary prior to selecting course.
Refund Policy for Online Course
Refund will not be given to courses in progress. If the program cannot be completed due to web-site failure, a reimbursement through GLOH and authorized.net will be provided in 7-10 days upon notification. Please contact Fern Ariemma (VP of Finance) at Gloheducation.com. Phone contact 855-242-4564.
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GLOH Education is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist 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.
GLOH Education designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.