Education

April 5, 2019-Spring C.E. Course
Speakers will be Dr. Kitrina Cordell and Dr. Molly Rosebush

Place- Mobile Country Club
Time- Registration 7:30 am-8:00 am
Lecture 8:00 am-3:00 pm.
Light breakfast and lunch will be served.

Dr. Kitrina Cordell and Dr. Molly Rosebush will present a lecture on Oral Pathology. This is a 7 Credit course for dentist and staff.

Drs. Cordell and Rosebush are responsible for educating dental, dental hygiene and graduate students in both clinical and didactic settings. They both work in the Faculty Dental Practice diagnosing and treating patients with a wide variety of oral diseases. Together they make up the pathology team of the LSU Oral Pathology Biopsy Service.

The Dr's will present:

Synopsis

"The Many Different Causes of Oral Ulcers"

This course will provide a review of mucosal ulcers and their numerous potential etiologies including trauma, infection, immune-mediated disease and neoplasia.

Numerous clinical images will be displayed to give the clinician a thorough overview of the appearance of these lesions.

Objectives:

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the similarities and differences in ulcers which occur due to a variety of causes, including but not limited to:
    1. Physical, thermal or chemical trauma
    2. Herpes, simplex virus
    3. Aphthous stomatitis
    4. Erosive lichen planus
    5. Squamous cell carcinoma
  2. Determine whether to treat and reevaluate an ulcer or obtain a biopsy immediately
  3. Understand appropriate management options for ulcers of non-neoplastic origin

"Things that go BUMP in the mouth"

This course will provide the dental professional a review of oral lesions commonly encountered in the dental practice. Numerous clinical images will be provided to give the clinician a thorough review of the pathologic entities. The instructed will review appropriate therapy and management of these lesions.

Objectives:

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize a variety of commonly encountered "lumps and bumps" in the oral cavity. Including but not limited to lesions of neoplastic, inflammatory/reactive, developmental, and systemic etiology.
  2. Determine what therapy is appropriate for these lesions including review of appropriate decision making for incisional vs. excisional biopsies.

"To the Apex and Beyond: Radiographic Pathology"

This course will provide the dental professions a review of intrabony pathologic entities most commonly encountered in practice. Numerous clinical images will be provided to give the clinician a thorough review of the appearance of a wide variety of lesions. In addition to the most commonly encountered lesions, other selected entities of significant clinical importance will be reviewed including ameloblastoma and intraossesous malignancies.

Objectives:

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize intrabony pathologic entities including but not limited to: idiopathic osteosclerosis,condensing osteitis, cemento- osseous dysplasia, central giant cell granuloma, fibrous dysplasia, osteoma, osterosarcma, and metastatic cancer.
  2. Recognize features of the most commonly encountered odontogenic cysts and tumors, including but not limited to: periapical cyst/granuloma, dentigerous cyst, odontogenic keratocyst (keratocystic odontogenic tumor), ameloblastoma and odontoma.
  3. Recognize features of intrabony lesions that make them suspicious for malignancy.

Dr. Kitrina Cordell is Chair of Department of Diagnostic Sciences and Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry. Dr. Cordell received her BS in Zoology/Pre-Dentistry from Ohio State University. Prior to joining the faculty at LSU in 2010.

Dr. Cordell was a member of the faculty at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry at Ann Arbor, Michaigan for eight years. Dr. Cordell is a member of the LDA and ADA, a Fellow of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

Dr. Molly Rosebush is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at LSU School of Dentistry in New Orleans, LA. Prior to joining the faculty at LSU in 2013, she was a member of the faculty at the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry for five years. She copleted her DDS at the University of Michigan and a residency in oral and maxillofacial pathology at The Ohio State University. Dr. Rosebush is a Fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

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