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  • Yankee Study Club

    Connecting you to improved clinical practice and life-long learning.


    Join us live online for this session OR you can take it on-demand.

    See pricing details at bottom of this page.

    Please Note: Sessions 1-4 will be available on-demand until March 8th, 2024.

  • Session 1

    Oral Malignancies and Mimics

    Wednesday, September 6th, 2023 6:30 - 8:30 pm EST

    Speakers: Mark Lerman, DMD

    Moderator: Ancy Verdier, DMD 

    • - Compare common benign reactive, immune-mediated, and infectious disorders of the oral mucosa with malignant and pre malignant
    • - Review reasonable differentials based on clinical presentations and histories
    • - Understand appropriate diagnostic techniques for arriving at definitive diagnosis 
    • - Identify when patients are best served with referral to specialists, or when they may be managed locally with immune suppressive medications or antimicrobial

  • Speaker Bios


    Mark Lerman, DMDMark Lerman is an oral and maxillofacial pathologist who serves as a Professor and Chair of the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He divides his time between teaching, clinical practice, and diagnostic histopathology at Tufts Oral Pathology Services, the school's biopsy service. Dr. Lerman earned both his B.A. in history and D.M.D. form Tufts University. After completing a general practice residency in dentistry at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, he trained in oral and maxillofacial pathology at New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens in New York City. He was on the faculty for eight years at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine before returning to his alma mater in 2014. A Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Fellow of the American Academy of Oral Maxillofacial Pathology, Dr. Lerman has authored multiple articles in the peer-reviewed oral pathology literature.


    Ancy Verdier, DMD:  is the founder of Worcester Periodontics, a periodontal dental practice located in Worcester , MA where he practices periodontology and implant dentistry. He earned his B.A. in Psychology from Tufts University, DMD and Periodontal residency at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Verdier is a Fellow in the International College of Dentists and American College of Dentists. He is also a regular contributor to Tufts Practice Based Research Network.

  • Pricing for Fall 2023

    *Register for Each Individual Session

    ADA MEMBER$75/session


    NON-ADA MEMBER: $99/session

    AUXILIARY STAFF: $45/session


    • (Students MUST register using your Student Email Address)


    Attendees will earn 2 CE per session.

Recommended Audience
  • Assistant; Dental Student; Dentist; Hygienist; Office Staff
  • 2.0
  • Links for each session will be sent out the Monday (2 days) before the webinar. Attendees will earn 2 CE Credits for 2-hour session. For questions please contact: yankeestudyclub@massdental.org
Cancellation Policy
  • Refunds can be made online up to 10 days prior to the first class. You will receive a full refund minus a $25 processing fee. There are no refunds less than 10 days out including cancellations due to illness, late arrivals or weather. Full refund will be given if your class is cancelled for any reason by MDS. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing. There is no refund for courses once the course begins. Registrants will be notified by e-mail if the course is cancelled. The e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address used to register.