Synopsis: This seminar will reinforce the chair-side techniques for head & neck and intra-oral examinations. Techniques for written and photo documentation of oral lesions will also be discussed. The visual presentation and hands-on demonstrations of adjunctive evaluation tools will definitely make these topics interesting and educational. Topics includes, common benign oral lesions, microbial infections, and oral pre-cancerous lesion.
- Consolidate the clinical technique of performing an extra-oral and intra-oral soft tissue examination
- Ability to diagnosis and treat non-odontogenic oral lesions commonly identified in a community setting
- Recognize oral lesions/entities that should be ‘red flag’, and discuss the proper initial management
- Discuss the BC brewed technology used oral (pre-) cancer detection
Bio: Samson Ng, BSc(Pharm), DMD, MSc, FRCD(C), FDSRCSEd, Dip. ABOM., Dip. ABOMP is a Canadian and American Board certified oral medicine specialist and oral & maxillofacial pathologist. He is currently appointed as clinical assistant professor at the University of British Columbia, attending staff at the Department of Dentistry of the Vancouver General Hospital, Regional Practice Leader in the Program of Oral Oncology/Dentistry in the BC Cancer Agency and pathology consultant at PMI pathology Lab. Dr. Ng also operates a private practice which provides comprehensive oral medicine and pathology consultations, with a special interest in oral mucosal and temporomandibular joint diseases.