Course Description: An overview on the screening, evaluation and management of oral cancer emphasizing the important role of the dental professional.

Upon completion of this course, participants will:

• Understand the elements of oral cancer screening

• Improve the identification of higher risk lesions

Comprehend the multi-disciplinary workup and management of an oral cancer patient

• Understand the critical role of dental professionals prior to radiation therapy

Improve the long-term dental follow up care of oral cancer patients



Speakers: Neeraj H. Panchal, DDS, MD, MA & Dr. Rabie Shanti

Dr. Panchal received his dental degree from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He also holds a master’s degree in dental science education from the Teacher’s College at Columbia University. Dr. Panchal trained at the University of Texas Southwestern / Parkland Hospital in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
He currently is Section Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Section Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Philadelphia Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Panchal’s clinical interests include maxillofacial reconstruction, dental implantology, craniofacial trauma, and trigeminal nerve surgery.


COURSE FEES: (includes light dinner of hot or cold sandwich, chips and beverage)

PDHA Academy Member $20.00

ADHA/PDHA Member $30.00

Dentist/Non-Member Hygienist/Staff $50.00


MUST register ONLINE by May 12, 2019. There will be no registrations taken on the day of the course.


Date / Time

Wed, May 15, 2019: 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM


Montgomery Township Park & Recreation Bldg., 1030 Horsham Rd.
Montgomeryville, PA