Monday Aug 14, 2023
We are diving headfirst into a topic that's a bit more serious but incredibly important – HPV and its connection to oral cancers. Yeah, you heard it right!
This week, our special guest is Dr. Mohammad Kamal, a renowned pathologist, CEO, and Founder of OMNI Pathology Lab. With an impressive track record as a sought-after international educator, Dr. Kamal has shared his expertise with audiences worldwide. His commitment to advancing the field of pathology and his passion for education have earned him a well-deserved reputation as a trusted authority.
So, why are we talking about this? As dental professionals, we often find ourselves in a position where we need to discuss topics that might be a little uncomfortable. Like sexually transmitted diseases. Yikes! But don't fret, it's part of our job, and we've got to be comfortable talking about it. Why? Because it could save lives!
HPV, or Human Papillomavirus, is a common infectious disease. It's so common that nearly all sexually active men and women get it at some point in their lives. But here's the kicker: Some types of HPV can cause oral cancer. Scary, right? Yet, many people have no idea about this connection.
That's where we, as dental professionals, come into play. We need to talk about it! We need to educate our patients about the risks, the signs, and the prevention strategies. Sure, it might be a tad awkward at first, but remember, we're not just cleaning teeth here; we're potentially saving lives!
In this episode, we chat about how to approach this delicate subject with our patients. We share tips and tricks on how to make these conversations less awkward and more informative.
We will also delve into the fascinating world of pathology labs, exploring their incredible capabilities and contributions to the field.
So, buckle up, grab your favorite beverage, and let's dive into this! Are you ready to become a superhero in scrubs? Let's do this!
Remember, we're all in this together. So, let's start talking, and together, we can beat HPV and oral cancer!
Understanding HPV and its link to oral cancers.
How to comfortably discuss sexually transmitted diseases with patients.
Tips for making these conversations informative and less awkward.
Expert advice on tackling this crucial aspect of dental health.
Tune in, learn, and let's make a difference, one conversation at a time!
More info & connect with Dr. Kamal