CR Dentistry Update Speaker Bio

Michael Gladwell, DMD MD FACS

Mike Gladwell

Dr. Gladwell is a Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon who received his surgical training and medical degree at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Gladwell practices the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with particular interests in the areas of reconstructive surgery, sleep apnea surgery, oral and facial pathology, corrective jaw surgery, bone grafting, wisdom tooth removal, office-based anesthesia, and a full range of dental implant procedures at his office in Salt Lake City. He also holds an appointment at the University of Utah as an Assistant Professor. He is an active member of the AAOMS, UAOMS, ACOMS, ACS, ADA, and, UDA.

Identification and treatment of oral squamous cell carcinoma

The incidence of oral squamous cell carcinoma is on the rise. Early detection can save your patient’s life and minimize the consequences of surgical intervention. Learn where to look, how to detect, when to refer as well as what risk factors to consider for oral cancer. See examples of surgical intervention in treating oral squamous cell carcinoma as well as surgical outcomes. This presentation will include a review of the current literature and evidence-based treatment of oral squamous cell carcinoma.

Learning Objectives:

1) Recognize the risk factors for oral squamous cell carcinoma

2) Learn how to do a thorough examination and recognize oral squamous cell carcinoma in the early stages

3) Know what to do when you identify a suspicious lesion; when to biopsy, when to refer