september, 2021

202117sep9:00 am4:30 pmOral Medicine for the General Dental Practitioner9:00 am - 4:30 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my timeCentre for Professional Development 1 Event Organized By: ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development Discipline:Oral Medicine/PathologyFormat:In-Person

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Lumps, Bumps, Ulcers and Pain

Patients present with seemingly a bewildering range of diseases and disorders of oral cavity and indeed the stomatognathic system, that is the TMJ’s, salivary glands, muscles, nerves and the lips. The aim of this course is to provide a straight-forward approach to recognition and diagnosis of the significant oral pathology such as oral cancer and potentially malignant oral disorders, painful oral conditions and an approach and guidance to complex oro-facial pain.

Topics include

The “Medical History” – its importance and the starting point in the diagnosis and management of dental and maxillofacial disorders 

Oral Pathology
Descriptors, terms and definitions 

Disorders of the lips and oral mucosa 
Recognition, diagnosis and management

Oro-Facial Pain
Recognition, diagnosis and management

Salivary Gland Diseases 
Salivary hypofunction (hyposalivation)
Approach to diagnosis and management


Speakers for this event

  • A/Professor Mark Schifter

    A/Professor Mark Schifter

    A/Professor in Oral Medicine School of Dentistry

    Mark Schifter is an A/Professor in Oral Medicine School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney. He obtained his specialist qualifications in Oral Medicine, also from the University of Sydney in 1998. He also holds Memberships (by examination) in Special Needs Dentistry and Oral Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburg and Fellowships in Oral Medicine (by examination) from the Faculty of Dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (FFD RCSI (Oral Med) and Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (FRACDS (Oral Med). He is the current Convenor/Coordinator of the specialist-training program in Oral Medicine of the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney. Mark is a Staff Specialist in Oral Medicine, Department of Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Special Needs Dentistry at Westmead Hospital. He holds the following clinical appointments at Westmead: Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Department

    A/Professor in Oral Medicine School of Dentistry


ADA NSW Centre for Professional DevelopmentOur advocacy for members ensures we stay united as a profession, securing the profile, funding, support and recognition to allow us to continue advancing dentistry. As a not-for-profit organisation led by dentists for dentists, our remit is to deliver value to members and we do this in six key ways: Advocacy The strongest professions are those that are well represented Continuing Professional Development Providing comprehensive and respected CPD in world class facilities Networking and Connections Mentorship, events, local divisions and study groups Professional and Peer Advice On dento-legal matters, compliance, practice management, HR, IR, pharma News and Filtering We deliver what dentists need to know, when they need to know it Lifestyle and Benefits It's not all business. We incorporate social events and lifestyle benefits[email protected] Level 1, 1 Atchison Street, St Leonards NSW 2065

CPD Hours

CPD Hours: 6.5


ADA Member Dentist – $490.00, Non-Member Dentist- $588.00, Hygienist / Therapist / Prosthetist -$392.00. Recent Grad-$392.00

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