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Treatment of Benign Soft Tissue Lesions of the Oral Cavity course for Dental Practice

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

This session describes the principles of management of benign oral soft tissue lesions and the various surgical and non-surgical techniques. Advice is given on which lesions can be managed by the appropriately trained general dental practitioner and which should be referred to hospital.

Learning objectives

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

  • describe the principles of management of benign oral soft tissue lesions
  • explain surgical and non-surgical management techniques
  • state which lesions can be managed in general practice and which should be referred on to hospital care

This session will cover the various surgical and non-surgical techniques required for appropriate diagnosis and management of benign oral soft tissue lesions. It will also cover which lesions can be appropriately managed in general dental practice and which should be referred to secondary care, such as a Dental Hospital Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine or Maxillofacial Surgery Department.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
Before commencing this session you should complete eDen session:
  • Assessment of benign soft tissue lesions of the oral cavity (141-0207)
Instructors / Speakers
Maria Devine,
Academic Clinical Fellow Specialty Registrar

Maria Devine (BDS (Ncl), MFDS, RCS Ed) is an Academic Clinical Fellow Specialty Registrar in Oral Surgery at King’s College Hospital. Her current research activity involves iatrogenic trigeminal nerve injury. She qualified from Newcastle University in 2009 and worked in a variety of Hospital Dentistry, General Practice and Maxillofacial Surgery posts before taking up her Specialty Training in King’s College Hospital.

Tara Renton,
Specialist in Oral Surgery

Tara Renton (Specialist in Oral Surgery) is a dentist with a particular interest in trigeminal nerve injuries and pain. After completing her Oral and Maxillofacial surgical training in Melbourne, Tara undertook a PhD in trigeminal nerve injury related to third molar surgery at King’s College London 1999-2003. She was later appointed Senior Lecturer at QMUL and then was awarded her chair in 2006 at King’s College London. Over the past 4 years Tara has led the teaching of 180 dental students for each year 3, 4 and 5. She has established an academic training programme, which now has eight Oral Surgery SpRs of which three are undertaking PhDs and two are post docs. In collaboration with IoP KCL and Imperial College, Tara and collaborators have established an international leading programme of trigeminal pain research.

Tara is the UK National advisor for Oral Surgery, a council member for BAOS and an elected member of the RCS England Dental Faculty Committee.

Delivery
Title
Treatment of Benign Soft Tissue Lesions of the Oral Cavity course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
05_06_002
Access Duration (in months)
12
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