The Role of Oral Medicine in Primary Care

Oral medicine bridges dentistry and medicine, thus this talk focuses on oral medicine’s role in primary care. 

After this lecture, attendees should be able to:

  1. Understand the role oral medicine can play in primary care
  2. Identify and describe the educational, ethical, legal, and clinical practice implications of oral medicine’s role in primary care
  3. Identify ways to facilitate communication, collaboration, and patient management between oral medicine and primary care providers.

Moderator: Gary D. Klasser DMD, Cert.Orofacial Pain 


Peter B. Lockhart, DDS,
Department of Oral Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center