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COHN Webinar: Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (MRONJ): An Update for the Dental Practitioner

The webinar is hosted by Dr. Tanya Gibson.

The webinar explores the pathogenesis and risk factors of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw. As well, it looks at the recommended management strategies based on the clinical stage at the time of presentation.

Participants will learn:

  • the pathogenesis of MRONJ.
  • risk factors for developing MRONJ.
  • the clinical staging of MRONJ.
  • management strategies for MRONJ.

To register and attend the webinar, you can find more information here


Dr. Tanya Gibson DDS

Tanya Marie Gibson, DDS, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, is an assistant professor at the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry. She graduated from Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry in 2001 and completed her residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in 2004. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. 
Currently, Dr. Gibson serves the AAOMP as a member of the long range planning committee and represents the AAOMP as a delegate to American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Council of Hospitals and Advanced Education Programs and is the Vice-Chair of the ADEA Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Section. She serves on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Women Dentists as the Director of Academic Affairs, and is the Vice President of the Rho chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
Her teaching responsibilities include providing the general, systemic, and oral pathology curriculum to pre-doctoral students, advanced education dental residents and allied dental health students. Dr. Gibson is an ad hoc reviewer for Head and Neck Pathology and has published a number of manuscripts in peer reviewed journals.
She maintains an active practice in diagnostic surgical and clinical oral pathology and provides oral and maxillofacial pathology continuing education programs on a local, regional and national level.
As an active member of the community, Dr. Gibson is a member of the Leadership Advisory Council for RUBIES Inc., a nonprofit organization, whose mission is to mentor 1st generation female college students. She is also a regular guest speaker at the UMKC Dental Explorer Post Program and the UMKC Admissions Enhancement Program; programs aimed at recruiting and enhancing the application of potential dental students.

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