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Topic: Benign Swellings of the Jaws & the Maxillofacial Region

Speaker: Dr. Imran Khan

Venue: Ashok Spa & Resort, Dehradun

Time: 1 pm to 5 pm on 21st September, 2019

email on : pragati_kanchan@colpal.com

About Speaker

Dr. Imran Khan :

  • Dr. Imran Khan completed his bachelor’s degree (BDS) in dentistry from BVP University, Pune in 2004 and went on to complete his Master’s degree (MDS) in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery from the same University in 2008. He has a keen interest in Academics & he is currently serving as a Professor in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
  • His previous affiliations include Prestigious Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, where he observed & assisted numerous Head & Neck Cancer Surgeries refining his surgical skills.
  • He has authored many articles in various national & international journals with several international citations in books & journals to his credit. He has travelled extensively delivering guest lectures & presenting scientific papers in national & international conferences. He is serving as an examiner for several Universities & Government Bodies like Rajasthan University of Health sciences, Jaipur, Pandit BD Sharma University Rohtak, CCS University Meerut, Manipur University, Imphal, Baba Farid Health University, Faridkot, Punjab, he is also associated as a subject panel expert to the prestigious National Board of Examinations (NBE), New Delhi. He is currently the President of Indian Dental Association, Ghaziabad.
  • His field of interest includes Maxillofacial Trauma, Maxillofacial Pathology, TMJ disorders & Dental Implantology. He also has immense interest towards sporting activities, with special attachment to Cricket. He still is actively involved in various Professional Cricketing events held across faculty & inter university level.

Lecture synopsis

  • A Dental practitioner many a times in his practice will encounter patients with swelling of the jaws and of the maxillofacial region. The etiology for these swellings can be varied ranging from a congenital reason to an acquired one. A detailed record of the clinical history and physical manifestations are considered as an important factor in the evaluation and diagnosis of these pathological maxillofacial swellings. The basic aim of this lecture is to make a general dental practitioner aware of these important clinical points while dealing with such patients and helping a practitioner in prompt and early diagnosis of such lesions, thus improving the prognosis of the treatment. An overview about the new emerging imaging modalities with surgical management of such lesions from the author’s vast clinical experience is also discussed here.
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