Non-Odontogenic Pathology: Is it a Horse or a Zebra?
Includes a Live Web Event on 10/18/2023 at 6:00 PM (CDT)
CE Hours: 1.0
Description: A variety of non-odontogenic lesions will be presented including neoplastic, reactive and cystic pathologic entities. Discussion will include clinical and/or radiographic presentation, differential diagnosis, histopathologic features and management.
- Describe the clinical and/or radiographic features that distinguish benign and malignant intraosseous lesions.
- Name the most common location for metastatic disease in the head and neck region.
- Describe the clinical and/or radiographic features of reactive lesions of the jaws.
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Peter Giannini, DDS
Dr. Peter Giannini is an Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Dentistry, Department of Oral Biology, and Director of Clinical and Translational Research at the Cruzan Center for Dental Research.
Dr. Giannini received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry in 1997. He subsequently trained in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, earning a Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and a Master of Science in Oral Biology in 2000. During that same year, Dr. Giannini joined the faculty of Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia. He became a member of the UNMC College of Dentistry faculty in 2005.
Dr. Giannini is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. In addition to practicing in the Oral Pathology biopsy service, he sees Oral Medicine referral patients at the college's University Dental Associates (UDA) faculty practice clinic. In the UDA Clinic, Dr. Giannini specializes in the diagnosis and management of oral lesions; including but not limited to: lichen planus, mucous membrane pemphigoid, burning mouth syndrome, xerostomia, bone pathology of the jaws, oral manifestations of systemic disease and complications of cancer therapy. In addition, Dr. Giannini also directs the Tobacco Cessation Clinic at the College of Dentistry. His research interests include oral carcinogenesis, the oral manifestations of drug abuse and the management of oral mucosal disease.
I declare that I have no proprietary, financial, or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service, course, and/or company, or in any firm beneficially associated therewith, that will be discussed or considered during the proposed presentation.