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Assessing the Intra-oral Soft Tissues course for Dental Practitioners

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
15 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery, elfh, NHS

This session describes the processes for performing intra-oral examinations, and the reasons for carrying them out.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • explain the importance of thorough intra-oral examination
  • describe how to examine different parts of the mouth

 


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have:

  • basic experience of dental practice
  • completed the e-Den session 1 Patient assessment/Assessment methods and techniques/Performing an extra-oral and facial examination

Intra-oral examination is an essential part of analysing a patient's presenting complaint. The nature of the presenting condition, and signs of underlying medical conditions, may be identified by thorough clinical examination.

Instructors / Speakers
Nicholas Goodger,
Consultant Surgeon

Nicholas Goodger qualified from London University in 1985 in dentistry and 1994 in medicine. He is a consultant in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital and is also co-medical director of the Kent and Medway Cancer Network.

His main interest is in head and neck malignancy, both oral cavity and skin cancer.

Delivery
Title
Assessing the Intra-oral Soft Tissues course for Dental Practitioners
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
15 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
01_13
Access Duration (in months)
12
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