New York State Academy of Dentistry

19-02 Whitestone Expressway, Suite 204
Whitestone, NY 11357
Phone: (718) 747-3353
Fax: (718) 747-3355

Continuing Education

April 12, 2022 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Pricing

Staff/Auxiliary $30.00
Resident/New Dentist $20.00
Member $30.00
Non-Member $40.00

General Information

Provider New York State AGD Learning Center
Speaker Dr. Pooja Gangwani
Type/Category Live Webinar Lecture
Credits 2 MCE

The New York AGD supports Oral Cancer Awareness Month and encourage our members to conduct free oral health screenings for the month of April.

"Oral Cancer"

  Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

     7:00 pm to 9:00 pm  

   2 MCE Credit Hours

Course Code: 730

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and to show our support 

100% of the proceeds of this course will be donated to the AGD Foundation

About the Speaker:

Dr. Pooja Gangwani is an Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry/Eastman Institute of Oral Health. She earned her Dental Degree from New York University College of Dentistry where she was inducted in the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) dental honor society, and received her Advanced Training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center. Dr. Gangwani is board certified and practices full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Her expertise include performing wisdom teeth extraction, bone grafting procedures, dental implant reconstruction, corrective jaw surgery and reconstructive surgery after facial trauma. She also specializes in management of TMJ disorders and benign pathology. Dr. Gangwani spends a great deal of time educating her patients and providing treatment options, thus helping them make informed decisions about their own health. She is passionate about delivering personalized patient care and is involved in all aspect of her patient’s care both before and after surgery.

Course Objective

Dentist, dental specialists, and dental hygienist are the first line of defense in early detection of the oral cancer. Dental visits are great opportunities to offer oral cancer screening to all the patients. If appropriately performed, cancer screenings can be life-saving.

Therefore, in our webinar of “Oral Cancer” we will be focusing on the following topics.

  1. Epidemiology
  2. Oral cancer screening
  3. History taking and physical examination
  4. Signs and symptoms
  5. Risk factors
  6. Diagnostic tests
  7. Staging
  8. Management
  9. Complications

New York AGD is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.  The current term of approval extends from 01/01/2021 to 12/31/2022. Provider ID # 219318

 

Cancellation Policy - If your cancellation is at least 48 hours in advance of the class, you will receive a full refund. If your cancellation is less than 48 hours in advance, we will not be able to issue a refund.