Dental Oncology Conference Series – Pre Stem Cell Transplant Dental Clearance

August 20, 2020

This course will review the need for dental clearance prior to stem cell transplantation. It will provide a checklist that can be used by the general dental practitioner as a guide for conditions that must be taken care of prior to transplantation. Blood count values of interest to the dental practitioner will be discussed, along with a timeline for treatment prior to transplantation. It will also provide a list of items that may be considered for patients undergoing stem cell transplantation, along with relevant oral hygiene instructions to help prevent dental infections during the post-transplantation time period.

Target Audience

Primary Care Physicians, Dentists, Otolaryngologists, Gastroenterologists, Radiologists, Medical Oncologists, Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Surgeons, Pathologists, Hospitalists, Nurses, Nutritionists and Speech Pathologists.


Learning Objectives

  • Explain relevant CBC values as they pertain to dentistry.
  • Identify relevant dental conditions that must be addressed prior to transplantation.
  • Implement the use of the dental checklist.
  • Execute the in-patient dental recommendations during the post-transplantation time period.  


Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dentistry
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/20/2020 - 6:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
08/20/2020 - 7:00pm EDT
, FL
United States

Lauren Levi DMD, PC 
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
NYU College of Dentistry

Lauren Levi DMD, PC, indicated that she is on the speakers' bureau for Triage cancer, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-693309 , by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Dentistry, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Occupational Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dentistry
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
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