Clinical Oral Pathology: A Review (Part 1)


AGD Member:  $49* 

Student Member: $37.50*

Speaker: Dr. David Clark

Non-Member:  $70

Credit Hours:  1.5

Subject Code: 730 – Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology

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This presentation is designed to provide the dental practitioner with a comprehensive review of what could be considered the most common oral lesions encountered in daily practice. Emphasis will focus on the clinical features of over 50 such lesions and appropriate management strategies where applicable. Relevant and current information concerning oral cancer will also be discussed including the expanding role of HPV involvement in the development of oropharyngeal cancer.


Course Objectives:

  • Provide a review of some of the more common clinical oral lesions that are encountered in daily practice.
  • Emphasize both the technique and importance of a thorough extra oral and intraoral hard and soft tissue examination. The use of various diagnostic aids re: oral lesion detection will also be discussed.
  • Understand the importance of developing a differential diagnosis in helping to distinguish the benign from the more serious lesions that may be identified on oral examination.

Dr. David Clark is the former Clinic Director of Dental Services at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences in Whitby, Ontario, Canada.  He is also an Instructor in Dentistry, Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, and University of Toronto.


He obtained his DDS at the University of Toronto in 1976 and his MSc. in Oral Pathology (Western University) in 1986. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, the Pierre Fauchard Academy and Academy of Dentistry International. He received the Award of Distinction from the Academy of Dentistry International in 2015 for his dedication and contributions to the field of Continuing Dental Education. He received the Award of Merit from the Ontario Dental Association in 2016.


His hospital-based practice was devoted to the general dental care of individuals undergoing primary care for various forms of psychiatric illness often co-existing with other medically compromising conditions.


He currently participates in the teaching of the undergraduate dental curriculum relating to the topics of Oral Medicine and Oral Diagnosis at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. He is also a part-time clinical instructor (Dental Hygiene, Year 2) at Durham College, Oshawa, Ontario and at George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario

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Time and Period of Availability for Internet Based Courses

Until review/expiration

Original Release Date

May 16, 2019

Expiration Date

May 16, 2022