Red, White and Blue Lesions of the Oral Cavity


CE Hours: 3 Lecture

Speaker: Mark A. Lerman, DMD,
diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and associate clinical professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine


Financial Disclosure: Mark A. Lerman, DMD has no financial relationships relevant to this presentation to disclose


The numerous oral mucosal diseases can be difficult to identify for even experienced clinicians.

This three-part session is designed to aid providers in the diagnosis and management of oral pathology with an emphasis on formulating differential diagnoses based on coloration. Red lesions, white lesions, and variously colored pigmented lesions will be discussed with a focus on distinguishing benign from malignant pathology and with approaches to treatment.


Learning Objectives:  

  • Describe the etiology of various inflammatory, infectious, and neoplastic oral diseases
  • Recognize clinical presentations for oral pathologic conditions presenting as red, white, or pigmented lesions
  • Formulate a differential diagnosis for oral mucosal lesions based on coloration
  • Execute appropriate management strategies for oral mucosal lesions

Recommended Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist


Class is subject to cancellation if enrollment is not met. Call 800.342.8747 ext. 250 for information on cancellations due to inclement weather. Free cancellation up to 10 days prior to course date        

  • Where

  • Massachusetts Dental Society
    Two Willow Street
    Southborough, Massachusetts 01745

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