“Oral Cancer from A to Z and Other Mixed, Oral Surgery Topics for the Dental Team”
Speaker: Al Haitham Al Shetawi, D.M.D., M.D., F.A.C.S.
Board Certified, Chief of Service for the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Division and attending surgeon in the Surgical Oncology Department at Vasser Brothers Medical Center.
Synopsis: The vast majority of oral cancer cases are detected by the dental provider. The purpose of this program is to take the providers through the journey of the oral cancer patient from diagnosis, work up, staging, surgical treatment, adjuvant therapy and long-term outcomes. In this program, we will also highlight some important topics seen and encountered by the dental providers, like nerve injuries and infections.