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Common Oral Lesions and the Pharmacological Basis of Topical Agents Used in their Treatment – An Update

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Thursday, May 19, 2011


Sanjay Chand, MBBS, MD

Takako Imai Tanaka, DDS, FDS RCSEd


Course Overview

This course will describe how to diagnose and manage commonly encountered oral lesions in general dental practice including traumatic ulcers, apthous ulcers, erosive lichen planus, herpes oral infections and candida infections. Topical agents available over the counter (OTC) used in the treatment of these lesions will be discussed including their mechanisms of action, pharmacological effects and potential side effects.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Familiarize themselves with the common oral lesions that are encountered during routine clinical examinations
  • Gain the necessary knowledge to manage/treat these lesions more effectively
  • Understand the pharmacological properties of OTC drugs that are used for treatment of oral lesions
  • Educate, manage and treat patients with common oral lesions


University of Detroit Mercy Dental Corktown Campus, Detroit, MI
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Dentist - $125; Allied - $75 (includes snacks and refreshments)

If you choose to pay for a continuing education course by check, please note that the check must be received by UDM within ten (10) days of registration. If the check is not received within ten (10) days of registration, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the course and will remove you from the course roster and you will forfeit your held seat. If you register less than ten (10) days prior to the start of a course, payment will be accepted up to the course start time. If additional time is required, please contact 313-494-6626 prior to registering to make a payment arrangement.


6:00 PM to 9:00 PM; Registration table opens half an hour before the course begins.

CDE Credits

3 hours (Lecture)

Registration Policy

For your convenience you may register up until 3:00pm on the day prior to the start of the course with no additional charge. An additional non-refundable fee of $20 dollars per person, per course will be assessed to any registrations received after 3:00pm the day prior to a course or to any same day or walk in registrations.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

A full refund less $25 will be granted if notification of cancellation is received by the Institute for Advanced Continuing Dental Education office two weeks (14 or more days) prior to the start of the course. If a cancellation is received less than two weeks (13 or less days) prior to the start of this hands-on course, no refund will be granted. Refunds cannot be given for same day cancellations or no-shows.

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