Course Details:

AGD Code: 730
Subject: Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology

Over 80% of all soft tissue biopsies are performed by oral surgeons. The biggest reason for general practitioners not performing this essential service is lack of sufficient training in the simple techniques for soft tissue biopsy.

The purpose of the course is to familiarize the dentist with performing soft tissue biopsies utilizing instruments you already have in your office (scalpel and sutures) – or better yet, your laser!

The course will also review basic oral pathology and familiarize the participant with the procedures for recording the pertinent information and sending the biopsy to the oral pathologist for examination. At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be familiar with basic oral pathologies seen in everyday general practice, know a simple procedure for simple soft tissue biopsy, when to perform the biopsy, and when to refer. 

NOTE: This is not a “brush biopsy” course - this course focuses on incisional and excisional biopsy techniques. The course uses real-time video of actual biopsy procedures.

CERP Standardization
Release Date: 04/2021
Expiration Date: 04/2024

Pricing Details

Get your Dental CE Credits with ease! Course is accessible for up to 90 days after purchase.

About the Instructor

Robert Convissar

Dr. Convissar is a pioneer in the field of laser dentistry. He has over 30 years of experience with CO2, Nd.YAG, Erbium and Diode wavelengths. The author of 16 papers and 6 textbooks on laser dentistry, he has presented over 300 seminars on 5 continents from London to Florence to Dubai to Tokyo to Sydney and everywhere in between. He practices cosmetic, restorative, and laser dentistry in New York City. His latest textbook, Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry has been the # 1 selling laser dentistry textbook in the world for 9 years.


Dr. Stacey Barkauskas

Montourville, PA

"I can always count on high-quality programs from NJHPDI"

Dr. Vikas Goel

Syracuse, NY

"Dr. Convissar is very informative, educational and energetic. Course was awesome!"

Dr. Tony Corello

Westfield, NJ

"Very comprehensive coverage of topic. Able to use this procedure next week in the office."

Course curriculum

1.5 Hour Pre-recorded Lecture

  • 1


    • Simple Soft Tissue Biopsy Techniques with Dr. Robert Convissar, DDS

  • 2

    Video Presentation 1

    • Part 1

  • 3

    Course Evaluation

    • Course Evaluation for CE

  • 4


    • Congratulations!