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Clinical Oral Pathology Update

Texas A&M College of Dentistry

Friday, March 29, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)

Clinical Oral Pathology Update

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
For Dentists Mar 29, 2019 $250.00 $0.00
For Auxiliaries Mar 29, 2019 $125.00 $0.00
BCD Faculty Mar 29, 2019 $100.00 $0.00
Sammons: First 15 Head and Neck Cancer Conference Attendees Mar 29, 2019 Free $0.00
Texas A&M First 15 Medical Students/Dallas Mar 29, 2019 Free $0.00
Nursing Students: Limited to 15 students Mar 29, 2019 Free $0.00

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Clinical Oral Pathology Update OralPathHisto

Course Summary:  The course is designed to provide a thorough review and update of the more common oral diseases seen in private practice. The emphasis will be on clinical features and include therapeutic management. A portion of the course will be interactive and group diseases according to common clinical presentations, i.e, white, red, pigmented lesions, ulcers and mass lesion. Reviewing oral pathology in a differential diagnosis format should provide a practical approach to the recognition, diagnosis, and management of these problems.


Course Presenters:

WrightDr. John Wright is a Regents Professor and Chair of Diagnostic Sciences at Texas A&M College of Dentistry. He is an oral pathologist and Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and the American Board of Oral Medicine. He has contributed to over 100 publications, including textbooks on oral cancer and tumors of the head & neck, and common clinical manifestations of disease. Dr. Wright is past President of the American Board Of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology as well as past President of the International Association of Oral Pathologists.


ChengDr. Yi-Shing Lisa Cheng is an Associate Professor of Oral Pathology in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at Texas A&M College of Dentistry. She received her DDS degree from Kaohsiung Medical University, School of Dentistry in Taiwan in 1990, MS and PhD degrees in Biomedical Science in 1995 and 1999 from Baylor University. She received her Certificate in Oral Pathology from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2002 and achieved Diplomate status with the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology in 2003.


Dr. Paras B. Patel is a board certified oral and maxillofacial pathologist, who obtained his dental degree from Howard University College of Dentistry in 2011. Dr. Patel went on to practice general dentistry in the Lubbock area working on a mobile dental unit. In 2014 he began his residency in oral and maxillofacial pathology at TAMU College of Dentistry. Upon completion of his residency Dr. Patel was offered an opportunity at the college of dentistry, and is currently a full-time faculty member in the department of diagnostic sciences. Dr. Patel has teaching responsibilities at all levels of education including dental, dental hygiene, and graduate-level students. Additionally, he maintains a clinical practice actively seeing patients who suffer from various oral diseases in the stomatology center at the college of dentistry. Dr. Patel is involved in research activity with the college of dentistry and through collaborations with other institutions. Dr. Patel’s previous work experience and sense of wonder have shaped his clinical and histological approach to pathology.


Course Information:

Date : Friday, March 29, 2019
Time : 8:00 am - 8:30 am – Registration
           8:30 am - 4:30 pm – Presentation

Location : Texas A&M College of Dentistry, 6th Floor

Credit : 7 lecture hours

AGD Codes : 736 Cancer Screening; 739 Oral Pathology; 740 Biopsy/Excision of Oral Lesions

Continental breakfast and buffet lunch served

Course Topics and Objectives:

  • Improved recognition and management of the more common oral pathological conditions, including      herpes and candidal infections, geographic tongue, lichen planus, allergy, aphthous stomatitis, & others
  • Therapeutic management of infectious and noninfectious stomatitis
  • Soft tissue swellings
  • Oral Cancer & Precancerous lesions
  • Case studies and differential diagnosis 



TAMU Office of CE Registration Information, Certifications & Cancellation/Refund policy:

Texas A&M College of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.                                            
QUESTIONS: Please feel free to call us at 1-214-828-8238. For quicker response please email your questions through the online registration website.
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.
Concerns or complaints about a CE  provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at Continuing education credits issued for  participation in the CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all  states/provinces. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the  requirements of his/her state/provincial licensing board(s).
CONFIRMATIONS:  Will be sent by e-mail to the official email address provided by the attendee to the registration website. Exact email is necessary.
REGISTRATION CANCELLATION:Tuition is refundable if a course is canceled by  the Office of CE. A $50 fee will be assessed for any course  cancellation.  All payments by check or cash are deposited into the Texas A&M account  and CANNOT be refunded.  “No Shows” for a course  forfeit all tuition. Confirm notification of cancellation by e-mail.The CE Office cannot be held responsible for a  non-refundable airline ticket.
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Texas A&M College of Dentistry
3302 Gaston Ave
Dallas, TX 75246

Friday, March 29, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)

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Texas A&M College of Dentistry


As a distinguished resource for dental education in Texas for more than 100 years, Texas A&M College of Dentistry in Dallas is dedicated to combining higher education and research with community service.

The college opened its doors in 1905, was affiliated with Baylor University from 1918 to 1971 and spent the next 25 years as an independent, private institution.

In 1996, the College of Dentistry entered an entirely new era as a member of The Texas A&M University System. In 1999, the college became a founding component of the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

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