Collaborate With Confidence: Treating Dental Patients with Head and Neck Cancer

Learn how to prevent osteoradionecrosis of the jaw and other dental complications in the treatment of head and neck cancer. This course is designed to give dentists the confidence to join a team of healthcare providers to provide patients with the best possible care.

Learning Objectives:
- Understand current trends in head and neck cancer
- Learn the dentist`s role in pretreatment, treatment, and posttreatment care of oral cancer
- Gain the tools to communicate and become an active participant with other healthcare providers in radiation therapy
- Review current technologies and treatment plans for oral cancer
- Gain knowledge and confidence to effect a positive outcome in radiation therapy

  • Course Code: F1
  • Fee:Included In Registration
  • Time:9:30am-12:00pm
  • CE Credit:2.5
  • Audience:
    Dentist Dental Hygienist Dental Assistant Business/Office Team Lab Tech
  • Seating Taken:
Speaker: Dr. J. Brett Mangum

Dr. J. Brett Mangum, DDS

Brett Mangum received his dental degree from the University of Michigan in 2001. He completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at Naval Dental Center Southwest in 2002. His military training and naval dental experience culminated with a deployment to Iraq in 2004-2005. After separating from the military, he moved back to his hometown and joined his father in Dental Practice. In 2006 he travel to Cambodia as part of Health Volunteers Overseas and lectured at the University of Health Sciences in Phnom Pehn. Dr. Mangum was awarded his fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) in 2015. Dr. Mangum and his wife Nicole are parents of two daughters and three sons.

Speaker: Dr. Jared Rex Robbins

Dr. Jared Rex Robbins

Jared Robbins is a radiation oncologist, who specializes in head and neck and skin cancers. He received his medical degree from the University of Arizona, College of Medicine-Tucson and his residency training in radiation oncology at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. After residency, he was faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for 5 years prior to joining the University of Arizona 4 years ago. He is currently an Associate Professor and the Program Director for the Radiation Oncology Residency Program and at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine-Tucson. He serves as an oral board examiner for the American Board of Radiology and has authored nearly 50 peer-reviewed articles and over 100 abstracts. He is passionate about patient care, medical education, and improving cancer outcomes through clinical research. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, Nicole, and their 4 boys.