Oral Health Group
Continuing Education

Half Your Patients Will Have Cancer. How Does This Impact Their Dental Care?

September 06, 2022

Learning Objectives:

  • To educate dentists so they can be comfortable treating patients who have a history of cancer or are currently being treated for cancer
  • Gain an understanding of the role of the community dentist and the role of hospital-based dentists for these patients
  • Identify what questions/information to gain from patients about each major cancer type and how to modify their practice for these patients
  • How to identify clinical and radiographic changes associated with cancer progression and previous oncologic treatment
  • How to read routine bloodwork for oncologic patients to determine who is safe to treat
  • How to adjust dental management for oncologic patients within your clinic


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