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Oral Cancer


Richard C. Jordan, DDS, PhD, FRCD(C) FRCPath

Credit Hours:

1 Hour(s)


This course presents the important general features of oral cancer, its causes and clinical presentation and how the disease is managed.

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This course presents the important general features of oral cancer, its causes and clinical presentation and how the disease is managed.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assisting Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Nov 5, 2009

  • Last Revision Date:

    Jan 31, 2022

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Jan 30, 2025

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Identify the significance of oral cancer, its prevalence and overall survival.
  • List the most common risk factors for oral cancer.
  • List the causes of oral cancer.
  • Describe the most common clinical presentations of oral cancer.
  • Describe how oral cancer is treated.


  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.

  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

Note: Registration is required to take test.


Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The author reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course. He has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Richard C. Jordan

Richard C. Jordan


Dr. Richard Jordan is Professor of Oral Pathology in the Department of Orofacial Sciences School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Professor of Pathology and Professor of Radiation Oncology in the UCSF School of M...

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Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

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8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

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Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.