Oral Medicine Practice Session 1: Clinical "Red Flags" in Oral Medicine

Alarming Findings in Head and Neck Imaging: Never Turn a Blind Eye

Dania Tamimi, BDS, DMSc

Thursday, April 30
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Joel Napenas, DDS


Head and neck imaging studies provide tremendous details, some of which can be alarming and may be easily overlooked by clinicians.  Detection of these findings can contribute to early diagnosis and improved treatment outcomes.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the fundamental principles of imaging in patients with head and neck pathology.
  2. Become familiar with the radiographic interpretation of advanced imaging studies for head and neck diseases.
  3. Highlight potentially alarming imaging findings that require immediate medical attention.