Dentist's Role in Prevention and Screening for Oral HPV
Learning Areas:Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Other professions or practice related to public health
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Provision of health care to the public
Describe the changing face of oral cancer. Explain the role of dentistry in screening for a preventing HPV related oral cancer. Discuss stigma as a communication barrier in screening for HPV related oral cancer.
Keyword(s): Oral Health, Communication
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I earned my DDS degree in 1991, and continued formal training with a one-year General Practice Residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital.I am also involved in organized dentistry and serve as the Speaker of the House for the Florida Dental Association. I was one of 17 members of the ADA's Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs and have served as Peer Review Chair for South Palm Beach County Dental Association for the past 10 years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.