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Dennis Abbott, DDS

Director, Pre-Doctorial Curriculum and Integrated Learning, Assistant Professor

Kansas City University


Dennis M. Abbott, DDS, received his dental degree from the Baylor College of Dentistry and advanced training in periodontics, immunology and microbiology at the University of Buffalo. He has greater than 25 years’ experience in delivering direct patient care. Dr. Abbott’s expertise is the link between oral health and systemic health, and he is passionate about developing and delivering the optimal oral health care to individuals battling cancer.  Most recently, he has focused on the benefits realized from orally delivered antioxidants on medication- and radiation-related osteonecrosis of the jaw.  As the Assistant Director of Integrated Biomedical and Clinical Sciences at KCU’s College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Abbott is also interested in optimizing learning strategies for the predoctoral learner in dental education and the advantages of an integrated dental curriculum.

Dennis M. Abbott, DDS, discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Dr. Abbott can be reached at dabbott@kansascity.edu or 417-208-0790.

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HPV: The Changing Face of Oral Cancer


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   1
Topics:
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  ENT |  Family Medicine |  Inflammation |  Oncology |  Oral Health |  Primary Care
Faculty:
Dennis Abbott, DDS
Duration:
54 Minutes
Short Description:
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is now associated with approximately 70% of oral and oropharyngeal cancers and has single-handedly changed the face of head and neck cancers over the past 30 years. Previous...
Price:
$40.00

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On Demand

Recognizing & Managing Common & Uncommon Dental & Orofacial Conditions


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   3
Topics:
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Chronic Pain |  Depression |  Family Medicine |  Headache |  Migraines |  Oncology |  Oral Health |  Primary Care |  TMJ Disorder
Faculty:
Dennis Abbott, DDS |  Sharon Gordon, DDS, MPH, PhD
Duration:
57 Minutes
Short Description:
In this activity, the presenters will review orofacial and craniofacial conditions and how these impact patients' health. They will also discuss how to recognize, manage, and refer to these conditions...
Price:
$40.00

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