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Performing an extra-oral and facial examination course for Dental Practitioners

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

This session describes the processes for performing extra-oral and facial 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 extra-oral examination
  • describe the sequence of extra-oral examination
  • demonstrate the examination of a lump
  • describe the cervical lymph chain and how to examine it
  • explain how to examine the different areas of the face

Extra-oral examination is an essential part of analysing a patient’s presenting complaint. Clues as to the presenting and underlying medical conditions may be gleaned from close observation of the patient and thorough clinical examination.


PRM123
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
Performing an extra-oral and facial examination course for Dental Practitioners
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
45 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
01_11
Access Duration (in months)
12
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