New Support Group online discussion scheduled
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (CDT)
Current Research and Treatment for Oral Lichen Planus
Watch this space for information on how to join the session.
The following Webcast was recorded Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 12:00 Noon CDT.
Ross Kerr, DDS, MSD, is a dentist and an oral medicine specialist who manages oral mucosal diseases, dry mouth and medically complex patients needing dental treatment. With a zeal for detecting cancer in its infancy, Dr. Kerr’s forte is in the use of novel chair-side techniques for early detection of oral cancer and precancers. He works in tandem with oncologic surgeons to establish meticulous margin mapping of lesions and provides close observation of patients with an oral cancer history.
Dr. Kerr is a clinical associate professor in the NYU Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Medicine department and is keenly involved in research. He directs the College of Dentistry’s oral mucosal disease service and likes nothing better than to instill his dental students with a passion for cancer prevention.
Professor Stephen Challacombe is the Martin Rushton Professor of Oral Medicine in the Department of Oral Medicine, King's College London Dental Institute and Guys and St. Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, UK. He is the former Dean for External Affairs for the Health Schools and for King’s Health Partners at King's College. Dr.Challacombe's topic for the webcast is Evidence Based Treatments and Disease Severity. His presentation is followed by a discussion with Drs. Terry Rees and Nancy Burkhart of Texas A&M College of Dentistry, and a brief Q&A.
Dr. James Sciubba is a world-renowned Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologist, who has published widely and presents nationally and internationally. He is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. He provides clinical expertise in oral mucous membrane diseases, jaw tumors, odontogenic tumors, assessment and treatment of facial pain and salivary gland diseases. His presentation is followed by a discussion with Drs. Terry Rees and Nancy Burkhart of Texas A&M College of Dentistry, and a brief Q/A session.
Dr. Libby Edwards is a physician in private practice in Charlotte, North Carolina where she has a large population of Lichen Planus patients. Dr. Edwards is also an adjunct clinical associate professor in dermatology at the University of North Carolina, and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Dermatology, and the Study of Vaginal Disease.Her clinical interests focus on the surgical repair of damage to genital areas, and on mucous membrane dermatoses. Her topic in this webinar is Erosive Lichen Planus.
Dr. Michael A. Huber is a Professor and Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine, Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School. Dr. Huber received his DDS from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School, San Antonio, Texas in 1980 and a Certificate in Oral Medicine from the National Naval Dental Center, Bethesda, Maryland in 1988. He is certified by the American Board of Oral Medicine.