What’s in Your Toolkit to Aid in the Earlier Discovery of Oral Cancer?

An interactive hands-on workshop designed to equip today’s dental clinician with the skill set to recognize and identify the earliest warning signs of oral and oropharyngeal cancer.

Workshop Synopsis:

An interactive hands-on workshop designed to equip today’s dental clinician with the skill set to recognize and identify the earliest warning signs of HPV and non-HPV oral and oropharyngeal cancer. Breakout sessions will involve hands-on use of adjunctive screening devices, AirPlay mirroring of a live examination and the review of techniques both extraoral and intraorally to provide your practice with the best possible opportunity for earlier discovery of oral cancer.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To understand the current statistics related to the sexually transmitted Human papillomavirus and its connection with oropharyngeal cancer
  • To perform a systematic extraoral and intraoral examination with attention to high risk anatomical areas related both to HPV and non-HPV oral and oropharyngeal cancer
  • To recognize the subtle, life-saving signs and symptoms that may accompany HPV oropharyngeal cancer
  • To be introduced to clinical resources that will aid in assessment, documentation and management pathways of an abnormal finding
  • To be equipped with clinical resources and patient education materials related to this new profile

About the Presenter:

As a successful entrepreneur and international, award winning speaker, Jo-Anne brings life, energy and inspiration to all her presentations. Jo-Anne’s no-nonsense approach and dynamic speaking style that has made her one of North America’s most sought-after lecturers in the dental community. Jo-Anne has been selected as one of DPR's Top 25 Women in Dentistry and joins the 2020 Dentistry Today CE Leaders for the 10th consecutive year. A frank and open lecture style, a focus on translation of knowledge direct to practice complemented by the provision of educational and clinical resources has earned Jo-Anne many loyal followers both nationally and internationally.

Session Reviews:

“Jo-Anne’s content is evidence-based and immediately applicable to practice. She presents a thoughtful approach to help dentists and dental hygienists understand the way head and neck cancer is changing in our population and how that impacts the way we listen to, examine, and advise our patients every day.” Scott Durand, DDS, Wabasha Dentistry, MN

“Great speaker! Lots of valuable info and very inspirational for dental professionals. I learned a lot of new things that I will be adding to my oral cancer screening. Very grateful. Thank you...” Jenna Pitirri, RDH

“Excellent information. Jo-Anne’s passion for the message she is delivering is evident. Many, many ‘take aways’ to be implemented into clinical practice.” Wendy Brand, RDH

“Jo-Anne's energy and enthusiasm when she presents is infectious. Her examples, explanations and sense of humor keep her audiences engaged and interested. She spoke for my spring meeting at the Suburban Collection to 400 dental professionals and I am having her again next year in Michigan.” Cathy Malito Vestrand, Manager Vestrand Consulting Services LLC

Book Jo-Anne for your event:

Contact Jo-Anne for a complete list of speaking topics and further information. 905•719•4166 or by email.

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