The Essentials of the Oral Pathology Experience

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  • The Essentials of the Oral Pathology ExperienceFeb 5, 20229:00 am - 12:00 pm


Digitally through the University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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This course will present an interesting potpourri of a wide range of oral pathology cases from my practice in Winnipeg. It covers a variety of conditions encountered in general and specialty dental practices. General dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, specialists, denturist, ENT physicians and even family physicians encounter oral lesions in their day-to-day clinical practice.  Recognition and further management of these conditions is extremely vital as the level of significance/seriousness varies from one lesion to another.

Therefore, this course aims to provide a detailed overview of the etiology, clinical features, histopathological features and differential diagnosis for some of the routinely encountered lesions from my oral pathology practice in Winnipeg. This course will also address some of the important aspects of oral pathology referrals. We expect it to provide a clear guide for clinicians in formulating a differential diagnosis, which further leads to appropriate treatments and referrals if indicated.


  • Recognize the lesions of the oral cavity that is commonly referred to an oral pathology practice.
  • Analyse and determine when and how to make a referral to an oral pathologist
  • Identify a differential diagnosis for these lesions of the oral cavity
  • Identify the commonly employed diagnostic and management strategies for these lesions of the oral cavity

Speaker (s)

Vimi S Mutalik BDS, MDS, MS, FRCD(C)

Dr. Vimi Mutalik graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree (Honors) from India in 2005 for which she was awarded the prestigious Pierre Fauchard Academy award for academic excellence. She then completed her Master of Dental Surgery degree (Honors) in Oral Pathology from India in 2009. Between 2009 and 2015, she held academic positions in renowned health sciences university of India (Manipal University) and Malaysia (International Medical University). Her service was dedicated in the areas of Oral Diagnostic Sciences which involved seeing patients clinically and being part of biopsy service. She participated in various scientific presentations and has several awards to her credit. She has authored numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals. In 2015, after moving to the US, she graduated from The Ohio State University Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology graduate program in June 2018 with certification in the specialty of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology and receiving a Master of Science degree. She is the fellow and diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology. She is also the fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. She is currently the Assistant Professor in the Department of Dental Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences at the University of Manitoba. Her areas of interest are diagnosis and treatment of oral diseases that could include certain infections, growths, sores, tumors and precancerous/cancerous conditions.


Dentist:   $195

Dental Hygienist:   $95

Dental Assistant:    $65

This event is available online only. You will be emailed connection information prior to the event.

Refund Policy

Registrants can receive a refund provided they give written notice no later than fourteen (14) days prior to the event. An administration fee will be retained to cover staff costs of processing refunds and other costs associated with cancellations.

The University of Manitoba reserves the right to cancel or postpone any educational program due to an insufficient number of registrations. The decision to cancel will normally be made at least fourteen (14) days prior to the program date. Each registrant will be notified by email and provided with a full refund of all registration costs. The University of Manitoba is not liable for any loss, damages or other expenses that such cancellations may cause, including, but not limited to, non-refundable airline fares, hotel penalties or lost income.

Study Credits

This course provides up to 3 hours of Continuing Dental Education (CDE) Credits.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022. Provider ID# 214210 Subject Code 730

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