Independent Study/Web Course

Interesting Cases from Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine with Radiographic, Pathologic and Management Considerations

This course qualifies the enrollee for 3.5 CE credit hours and the cost is $75.
To register: (log-in with CE ID is required)

Course Description

The objective of this course is to provide an overview of radiographic and pathologic considerations in a case presentation format. Numerous interesting cases from the files of oral pathology, radiology, and medicine will be presented.


Participants should be able to:

*Correlate the radiographic findings with the final diagnosis;

*Plan out a treatment/management plan for the disease process; and

*Plan out a radiographic follow-up and assessment plan.

Course issued: 3/2021; expires 3/2023


Dr. John Hellstein, D.D.S., joined the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine at the College of Dentistry in 2002 after serving 20 years in the US Army. He became head of the department in 2016 and is also director of the Surgical Oral Pathology Laboratory. Dr. Hellstein has a special interest in bisphosphonate (Bis-phossy jaw) osteonecrosis of the jaw.

Dr. Trishul Allareddy B.D.S., M.S., is an oral and maxillofacial radiologist. He joined the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics in 2008 after completing his residency and having spent a little more than a year as a consultant to a private imaging company. He is a clinical professor in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine and also the Department of Radiology at the University of Iowa. He is actively involved in running the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology residency program. His expertise and interest is in the use of technology in dentistry. He serves on several collegiate, university, national and international committees. Dr. Allareddy is currently the American Dental Association and American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR) representative to DICOM and co-chair of standards and codes committee for the AAOMR. He is also a consultant for the Commission of Dental Accreditation. Dr. Allareddy is involved in several research projects with residents and faculty members at the College of Dentistry. He is a reviewer for nine peer-reviewed journals in dentistry and medicine. His primary areas of interest in research are related to health care outcomes of various conditions in and around the oral and maxillofacial regions and advanced imaging in the oral and maxillofacial regions as it applies to dentistry. Currently, he is one of the two diplomates of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in the state of Iowa. His interests include raising awareness about the use of advanced imaging to the dentists around the country. He has had more than 100 invited presentations, including those at local, state, national and international organizations.

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