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Understanding and Management of Oral Mucositis 

A Free  Dental CE Webinar  hosted by Dental CE Academy

On Demand Dental CE Webinar recorded March 13, 2024. Review December 31, 2024

Scroll below for course description and instructions


COURSE FEE:  Complimentary Access

CREDITS: This continuing education activity is designated for 1 credit


AGD PACE SUBJECT CODE:  730 Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology

MODE: Electronically Mediated | On Demand CE Webinar | Recorded March 13, 2024. Review December 31, 2024

SPEAKER: Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS  (Bio below)

CE SUPPORTER: ioTech International

AUDIENCE: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants

TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED:  Mobile device, laptop or desktop with internet connection | Google Chrome Browser


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Oral mucositis is a debilitating condition characterized by inflammation and ulceration of the oral mucosa, commonly observed in patients undergoing cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Dentists play a crucial role in the prevention, early detection, and management of oral mucositis, significantly impacting the overall quality of life for their patients.

This comprehensive continuing education webinar aims to provide dentists with in-depth knowledge and practical skills to effectively manage oral mucositis in their practice. We will explore cutting-edge research, emerging therapies, and technological advancements in the field of oral mucositis management. Participants will gain insights into innovative approaches and potential future directions in the treatment of this condition.


  • Describe the etiology and pathophysiology of oral mucositis.

  • Recognize the risk factors and common clinical presentations of oral mucositis in various patient populations.

  • Evaluate evidence-based prevention and management strategies for oral mucositis in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

  • Discuss emerging therapies and innovations in the field of oral mucositis management.

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Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS

Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS is the Chief Education Officer for Dental CE Academy administered by Virtual Dontics® Education LLC.  She completed dental school training at the University of California, San Francisco; during the height of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic.

Dr. Roling is a public health dentist, credited as an early pioneer of Teledentistry. Her clinical practice spans pediatrics to geriatrics. Previously an Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF; and Public Health Preceptor, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Dr. Roling also held the position as Chief for the Office of Oral Health, Maricopa County, Department of Public Health where she administed the nation's largest pediatric oral health prevention programs for the third largest U.S. public health department. As a mobile dental provider, she commanded a large teledentistry practice to treat homebound geriatric patients. She is a recipient of the Pediatric Oral Health Access Program (POHAP) scholarship and provided dental services pro bono to at risk infants and foster children. She has completed certification through the American Dental Education Association in conjunction with the Academy of Academy Leadership and Institute for Allied Health Educators "Advances in Educational Methodology." Her career has been featured in the Arizona Dental Association's Journal Inscriptions, and In 2017 she was published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry, followed by a feature interview in 2018 by National Public Radio highlighting the challenges of geriatric dentistry.  

DISCLOSURE OF SPEAKER AND FACULTY COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS:  According to Dental CE Academy's Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Policy, faculty and speakers for any course are expected to disclose any economic support, personal interests, or potential bias that may be perceived as creating a conflict related to the material being presented. Disclosure statements are printed in each course description and announced by moderators or individual speakers at the beginning of each presentation. This policy is intended to alert the audience to any potential bias or conflict so that participants may form their own judgments about the material being presented.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: This course receives educational sponsorship from ioTech International.  The speaker, Dr. Kirsten Roling is the Chief Education Officer and employee of Dental CE Academy.

She declares no financial relationship with ioTech International, she has not received a speaker's  honorarium.  No corporate entity has contributed or influenced the content for this course.  For written documentation contact


DENTAL CE ACADEMY DISCLOSURE: The views expressed and opinions and materials presented during these live and recorded presentations represent the personal views and opinions of the individual speaker and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Dental CE Academy.  Dental CE Academy assumes no responsibility for the content of the presentations made by the individual speakers. Any suggested protocols for treatment, materials, or services may be based up on the speakers' own clinican experience and should not be construed as Dental CE Academy recommended or endorsed. Selected presentations may include exploratory research or experimental procedures and are intended for informational purposes that may lead to new interest and scientific breakthroughs in the fields of dentistry.  Dental CE Academy appreciates its educators who share their knowledge and expertise. This level of dedication to dentistry allows our profession to expand and thrive and provokes necessary discussion and understanding. 

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