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Maxillary Tumor Surgery - Past, Present and Future

CE Credits: 3.0 lecture credits
Date Course Online: November 12, 2020
Last Revision Date: N/A
Course Expiration date: November 12, 2021
Registration Fee: Dentist $50
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Method: Self-instructed
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Program Schedule
Welcome & Introduction
Dean Mark Wolff
Incidence, Evaluation and Management of Neoplasms of the Maxilla
Rabie M. Shanti, DDS, MD
Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Acquired Maxillary Defects
Brian M. Chang, DDS, FACP, FAAMP
Dental Implant Reconstruction of the Atrophic or Resected Maxilla
Neeraj Panchal, DDS, MD, MA
Closing Remarks and Conclusion
Anh D. Le, DDS, PhD
Rabie M. Shanti, DMD, MD

Rabie M. Shanti, DMD, MD
Assistant Professor of Oral Surgery and Pharmacology
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology

Dr. Rabie Shanti holds a dual appointment in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Penn Dental Medicine, and the Department of Otorhinolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Penn Medicine. Dr. Shanti’s clinical expertise includes the evaluation and surgical treatment of tumors of the head and neck, such as, benign tumors of the jaws (e.g., ameloblastoma, myxoma), malignant tumors of the jaws (e.g., osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma), oral (mouth) cancer, and oropharyngeal (throat) cancer. In addition, Dr. Shanti frequently evaluates and manages advanced inflammatory conditions of the jaws, such as, osteoradionecrosis, and medication related osteonecrosis of the jaw. Dr. Shanti’s clinical practice is also devoted to microvascular reconstructive surgery of the head and neck following oncologic surgery, radiation injury, or trauma.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Shanti is involved in both clinical and translational research efforts that aim to enhance the efficacy of current treatment paradigms, as well as in the development of innovative treatment strategies for patients with benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck.

Myung (Brian) Chang, DDS, FACP, FAAMP

Myung (Brian) Chang, DDS, FACP, FAAMP
Associate Professor of Clinical Restorative Dentistry
Associate Professor of Clinical Oral Surgery and Pharmacology
Director of Maxillofacial Prosthodontics

Dr. Chang has participated in research projects as follows: (1) Clinical outcome of dental implants for head and neck cancer patients; (2) Analysis of dental education and curriculum; (3) Biomechanical research – Finite Element Analysis and (4) Application of the Novel 3D digital technologies into surgical and prosthetic reconstruction for patients with head and neck cancer or craniofacial anomalies.

Neeraj Panchal, DDS, MD

Penn Dental Medicine Neeraj Panchal, DDS, MD, MANeeraj Panchal, DDS, MD
Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Neeraj H. Panchal, DDS, MD,MA received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School—where he completed an internship in general surgery, followed by training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Parkland Hospital in Dallas—and received his DDS from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. In addition to seeing patients with general facial and oral surgical concerns, Dr. Panchal’s clinical interests include orthognathic surgery, obstructive sleep apnea surgery, bone grafting, dental implant surgery, head and neck pathology, reconstruction, craniofacial trauma.

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University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 3.0 continuing education credits.

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