DATE: Sunday, September 23, 2018

TIME: Registration: 8:30 a.m.  |  Lecture: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry - Prince Hall, 11092 Anderson Street, Loma Linda, CA 92350

TUITION: $195 DDS / $145 AUX

LUNCH: Will NOT be provided

CREDIT: This course meets the Dental Board of California’s requirements for 7 units of continuing education.

AGD Code: 730

David Lazarchik, DMD

Associate Dean for Clinical Initiatives and Program Development
College of Dental Medicine Western University of Health Sciences

Elizabeth Andrews, DDS, MS

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Western University of Health Sciences

Setarah Lavasani, DDS, MS

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist
Western University of Health Sciences

Joel Laudenbach, DMD

Assistant Professor
Carolinas Center for Oral Health


  • Elizabeth Andrews, DDS, MS: Oral Pathology for Everyday Practice: The impact of a missed diagnosis
    Identify the features of common oral lesions in order to provide a differential diagnosis and appropriate treatment
    Describe the consequences (i.e. social, legal, professional ramifications) of an oral cancer misdiagnosis
  • Setarah Lavasani, DDS, MS: Images Are Speaking, Are You Listening?
    Learn the systematic method of reviewing 2D radiographs and 3D CBCT scans
    Provide accurate differential diagnosis based on a lesion's radiographic characteristics
  • Joel Laudenbach, DMD: Oral Lesion Recognition, Diagnostic and Biopsy Techniques
    Learn guidelines, recognition and diagnostic strategies to improve you evaluation/management of oral potentially malignant disorders
    Become familiar with the basics of gingival and soft tissue oral biopsy techniques
  • David Lazarchik, DMD: Diet, Reflux and Dental Erosion
    Diagnose and prescribe preventive therapy for dental erosion
    Understand and explain how diet, xerostomia, and erosion relate to one another

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