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November 17, 2022

Every Day Oral Pathology

Dr. Easwar Natarajan
2 CE
Dinner 6:00
Lecture 6:30

Dr. Easwar Natarajan 

Wound Healing & Repair: Applications in Daily Practice 

November 17, 2022 

This is a 1.5 hour presentation that will use the foundational concepts of wound healing and repair in discussing oral pathological lesions encountered in daily practice. The seminar will use concepts underlying wound repair mechanisms and enable participants to apply this knowledge in their understanding/ management of conditions like traumatic ulcers, aphthous ulcers, apical periodontitis, gingival hyperplasias, and other orofacial conditions. 

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, when presented with a clinical scenario, attendees will be able to: 

  • Explain concepts underlying wound healing and repair 
  • Apply the foundational concepts of wound healing and repair in the diagnosis and management of common oral pathological lesions – traumatic ulcers, aphthous ulcers, gingival hyperplasias, mucoceles, apical periodontitis, and osteomyelitis 


Dr. Natarajan received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from Bangalore University, India in 1998. He completed his post-graduate residency training in Oral Pathology and graduated with a Doctorate of Medical Sciences in Oral & Cancer Biology from Harvard University in 2005. Easwar joined the faculty at UCONN Health in 2005, and is Associate Professor in the Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences. He teaches histology, general pathology, and oral pathology in the school’s pre-doctoral and graduate curricula. His research interests include the study of mechanisms that regulate epithelial carcinogenesis. Easwar is an associate in the University’s Oral Pathology Biopsy Service, and sees patients referred for clinical diagnostic consultations. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology