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Intra-oral White Patches course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Royal College of Surgeons, NHS

This session describes the classification of intra-oral white patches.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Classify intra-oral white patches
  • Explain the relevance of such lesions to patients
  • Provide advice to patients that could reduce the risk of premalignant changes

White patches in the mouth represent changes in the normal structure of the epithelium. White patches develop when the epithelium either becomes keratinised or the existing keratin layer becomes thickened.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have knowledge of:

  • The normal appearance of the oral mucosa
  • The structure of the oral mucosa and its variation depending on its site
  • The terms used to describe oromucosal lesions
Instructors / Speakers
Martyn Ormond,
Specalist in Oral Medicine

After qualifying as a dentist in 2005, Dr Martyn Ormond BDS (Glas) MFDS RCS (Edin) MBBS (UoL), completed a period of General Professional Training incorporating rotations in general dental practice as well as the community and hospital dental services. Following this, he completed an undergraduate medical degree at Barts and The London Medical School.

After two years Foundation Training he took up his current post as a Specialty Doctor in Oral Medicine at Guy’s Dental Hospital.

Delivery
Title
Intra-oral White Patches course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
06_03_005
Access Duration (in months)
12
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