November 3, 2023
Presented at the 3 Rivers Dental Conference at Nemacolin

Oral Cancer and the Dental Team: What You Need to Know

3 Credit Hours

This course will provide oral health care providers with information regarding oral cancer. Potentially malignant conditions, particularly leukoplakia, will be discussed. Prevention of the disease is primarily the job of oral health care professionals; therefore, a focus will be made on preventing oral squamous cell carcinoma.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize how potentially malignant conditions present in the oral cavity
  • Determine an appropriate treatment plan when potentially malignant conditions are discovered
  • Discuss oral squamous cell carcinoma, both HPV-positive and HPV-negative
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Dr. Ashley Clark

Dr. Ashley Clark is a board-certified oral pathologist currently serving as the Vice President of CAMP Laboratory in Indianapolis, Indiana after a nearly decade-long career serving as an oral pathologist in academia. She is on the Professional Board for Oral Cancer Cause and Digital Dental Notes and the Advisory Board for General Dentistry. Dr. Clark has won several teaching awards, has provided over 100 continuing education courses, and has authored more than 40 publications and book chapters. She is a member of the American and International College of Dentists. For a free biopsy kit, please email

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CPR Course

Dental Society of Western PA is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider Approved by Pennsylvania Dental Association.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Dental Society of Western PA designates this activity for 6 continuing education credits.