New York State Academy of Dentistry

19-02 Whitestone Expressway, Suite 204
Whitestone, NY 11357
Phone: (718) 747-3353
Fax: (718) 747-3355

Continuing Education

April 30, 2024 at 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Staff/Auxiliary $40.00
Resident/New Dentist $40.00
Member $40.00
Non-Member $55.00

General Information

Provider New York AGD Learning Center
Speaker Dr. Debra Ferraiolo
Type/Category Live Webinar
Credits 1 MCE

"Save a Life: Learn to Perform a Thorough Head and Neck Examination"

  Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

     7:00 pm to 8:00 pm  

   1 MCE Credit Hours

Course Code: 730

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and to show our support 

100% of the proceeds of this course will be donated to the AGD Foundation

About the Speaker:

Dr. Debra Ferraiolo is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Oral Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Medicine at New York University, College of Dentistry. Currently, she serves as the Director of the Patient Admissions Clinic, as well as Course Director in Oral Diagnosis and Radiology for the second-year dental students. She began her academic journey at NYU in 2005.  Dr. Ferraiolo is involved in various professional associations including the ADA, AGD and is the current Chair of the Continuing Education Committee for the NYS AGD.  She graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson, Jr.  College of Dental Medicine and completed a General Practice Residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson, NJ. Dr. Ferraiolo is a Fellow of the AGD and most recently, was inducted into the American College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.  Dr. Ferraiolo also maintains a private practice in NJ. 


  • Complete review of technique and anatomical landmarks of an appropriate head and neck exam for the dental patient
  • Define how the oral healthcare provider can integrate this exam into their day-to-day patient care efficiently and consistently.
  • Discuss the importance of performing an appropriate exam.


  • Review of anatomical landmarks involved in performing a head and neck exam.
  • Review of appropriate technique in performing a head and neck exam
  • How this exam can save a life.


New York AGD is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.  The current term of approval extends from 01/01/2023 to 12/31/2024. Provider ID # 219318


Cancellation Policy - If your cancellation is at least 48 hours in advance of the class, you will receive a full refund. If your cancellation is less than 48 hours in advance, we will not be able to issue a refund.