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Variants of normal radiologic anatomy that may simulate disease on panoramic images Part 2
Ernest Lam

Ernest Lam DMD, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C) Associate Dean, Graduate Education University of Toronto

Variants of normal radiologic anatomy that may simulate disease on panoramic images Part 2

Part 2

Recognizing the range of normal anatomical appearances on a well-made image is the most elementary step in image interpretation. At times, however, normal appearances can be altered as a result of patient anatomy, imaging system-related idiosyncrasies, or errors in patient positioning or image acquisition. Part 2 lecture will focus on the presentation of a systematic method of investigating panoramic images and variations in the presentation of normal anatomy.

Participants will learn:

  • to develop a systematic approach to panoramic image investigation.
  • the range of appearances of normal anatomy on panoramic images.
  • to identify key areas on the panoramic image where normal anatomy can be misdiagnosed as disease.

Presenters:

Ernest Lam

Ernest Lam DMD, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C) Associate Dean, Graduate Education University of Toronto

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Professor Ernest Lam is the Dr. Lloyd & Mrs. Kay Chapman Chair in Clinical Sciences and the Director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Graduate Program in the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. As well, Professor Lam serves as the Associate Dean for Graduate Education in the Faculty. Dr. Lam completed B.Sc.(Hons.), D.M.D. and M.Sc. degrees at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and spent 2 years in general practice dentistry in Vancouver before completing a Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and a Ph.D. in Radiation Biology at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, USA. Professor Lam is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, and has served the College as the Councilor for Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, the Chief Examiner in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, and Treasurer. As well, Dr. Lam is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, and has served the Board as a Director, Secretary/Treasurer and President.

Financial disclosure: Ernest Lam has received an honorarium from Colgate-Palmolive Company.

"Variants of normal radiologic anatomy that may simulate disease on panoramic images Part 2" has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the AGD Pace and is supported by funds received from Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals Inc. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized AGD Pace provider. At the end of the webinar, after passing the C.E. Quiz, you will be able to download your AGD Pace C.E. Certificate.

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