At the end of the program the participant will : • List seven diagnostic methods presented • Give two examples of lesions/conditions that are diagnosed using one or two of the diagnostic methods presented • State characteristics of a benign lesion • State characteristics of a malignant lesion • Describe the oral cancer screening procedures discussed. • State the “gold standard” in the diagnostic process. • Identify information on the medical history that can be contributory to the diagnosis of five conditions discussed under historical diagnosis • When is it appropriate to refer a patient to a specialist? • List three variants of normal diagnosed through clinical diagnosis. • Which diagnostic method is often most contributory to the differential diagnosis? Why? • Define leukoplakia and erythroplakia. Which condition is seen most often? Which one has the greatest potential of malignancy? • Define and describe a radicular cyst, residual cyst and dentigerous cyst? • List, define and describe three genetic conditions discussed under clinical or historical diagnosis.