CDE: [Center for Persons with Disabilities Presentation Series] ft. Temitope Omolehinwa, BDS, DScD

May, 2021
05:30 PM-07:00 PM

Presented virtually via Zoom Webinar

Time: 5:30-7:00 pm EST; This virtual lecture will begin promptly at 5:30 pm via Zoom Webinar.
Registration: FREE; Registration is still required.
CE Credits: 1.5 lecture credits
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Considerations for Dental Treatment of Patients with Infectious Diseases

Course Description

The lecture presents updated information on medical considerations in managing patients with infectious diseases, who present for dental treatment.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the lecture participants are expected to identify important medical information, laboratory studies and modifications to treatment required to treat patients with infectious diseases.


Dr. Temitope Omolehinwa graduated from College of Medicine, University of Lagos after which she proceeded to complete an oral medicine certificate and Doctor of Science in dentistry program at PDM, UPENN. She is board certified in oral medicine.

As a full time faculty in the department of Oral Medicine at PDM, Dr. Omolehinwa spends her time in didactic and clinical teaching, research, oral medicine/general dentistry practice at PDM faculty practice; as well as administration.

She has the following awards: Lester William Burket award (2014), an award given to the best original research in Oral medicine to a graduate student; an R01 from the NIH/NIDCR (2020) for her research project titled “The Impact of Oral Health and Metabolism on Persistent Inflammation in HIV Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy”; and Award of Excellence from the Student National Dental Association (SNDA) (2021).

Dr. Omolehinwa in addition to treating patients with oral mucosal disorders, orofacial pain and salivary gland diseases, also sub specializes in treating patients with infectious diseases and medical complexities.

As a clinician-scientist-educator, she is involved in peer journal reviews , as well as serves on an NIH study section

Disclosure: Dr. Omolehinwa has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 1.5 continuing education credits.