This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.
This course is intended to provide dentists and dental hygienists with an understanding of common oral diseases that are non-cancerous in origin. The etiology, clinical manifestations, histologic appearance and radiographic appearance of a variety of diseases/conditions will be discussed. Information concerning herpes simplex infection and recurrent aphthous ulcers will be presented according to etiology and location. Treatment options will also be discussed for each disease/condition.
Specific diseases and/or conditions to be discussed include: Pemphigus vulgaris, Benign mucous membrane pemphigoid, Sjorgen’s syndrome, Lichen planus, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Candidiasis, Herpes Zoster, Sialolith, Paget's Disease, Herpes simplex infection, Aphthous ulcers, and others.
Description of Speaker:
Deborah Levin-Goldstein is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University.
She has been a dental hygiene educator at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, PA for thirty years.
Deborah has presented numerous continuing education courses on a variety of topics to dental and dental hygiene societies.
She has published in the Journal of Dental Hygiene and is a contributing author for six chapters in the textbook, Head, Neck and Dental Anatomy, fourth edition.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
- 1. Describe the etiology, clinical appearance, histologic appearance, radiographic appearance and treatment of each of the following diseases or conditions: Pemphigus vulgaris, Benign mucous membrane pemphigoid, Sjorgen's syndrome, Lichen planus, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Candidiasis, Basal cell carcinoma, Herpes Zoster, Sialolith and Paget disease.
- 2. Recognize the clinical manifestations of each the following diseases or conditions: Pemphigus vulgaris, Benign mucous membrane pemphigoid, Sjorgen's syndrome, Lichen planus, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Candidiasis, Basal cell carcinoma, Herpes Zoster, Sialolith and Paget disease.
- 3. Compare and contrast recurrent herpes simplex infection and recurrent aphthous ulcer according to etiology, location and treatment.
Deborah Levin-Goldstein declares that neither she nor any member of her family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program..
Farran Media is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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
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For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.
The CE provider (Farran Media) uses reasonable care in selecting and
providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not
independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not
represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content
or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are
those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or
more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to
qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic
or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are
intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise,
skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.
Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward
license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant
to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.
State CE Requirements:
for CE requirements by state. Please note that this information is current as of the time of listing. This information is subject to change at any time from the state boards. For the most up-to-date information, please contact your state board directly.
There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education