Diagnosis and Management of Unusual Oral Mucosal Diseases and Disorders in Periodontal Practice

1 Hour 29 Minutes

Tuesday Session

Program Track: Periodontal-Systemic Relationships

Moderator: D. Walter Cohen

Speaker: Terry D. Rees

This course will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of blistering diseases and other chronic oral mucosal diseases and disorders sometimes seen in periodontal practice. The discussion will include mucous membrane pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris, oral hypersensitivity reactions, oral Crohn’s disease and pre-malignant lesions (such as proliferative verrucal leukoplakia). 

Educational Objectives:

  • Diagnose and manage oral blistering disease and other disorders that can affect the gingiva and surrounding tissues.
  • Recognize and manage oral hypersensitivity reactions affecting the gingiva.
  • Be aware of common oral pre-malignant lesions and their management.
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