A Patient’s Journey toward a Pemphigus Vulgaris Diagnosis
Watch Becky Strong describe her emotional journey towards obtaining a pemphigus vulgaris diagnosis. This honest portrayal of a patient’s search for answers emphasizes the importance of the IPPF Awareness Program. Unfortunately, many patients with PV/MMP share Becky’s experience. The Awareness Program strives to change this, so future patients can instead describe a story of early diagnosis.
PV/MMP: A Clinical Overview for Dental Students and Professionals
Dr. David Sirois, DMD, PhD provides an overview of PV/MMP. The presentation includes: Key Symptoms to Recognize; Differential Diagnosis; Performing a Biopsy; Treatment; and Oral Complications. This video serves as a supplement to what is already being taught on PV/MMP in the current dental school curriculum, as well as a refresher for dental professionals in practice.
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This diagnostic tool provides 4 key questions a dentist can ask their patient to determine if a P/P diagnosis should be considered. It encourages dental professionals to recognize P/P symptoms as early as possible.
This insert provides an overview of PV/MMP, including clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, biopsy, and dental management.
This brochure provides dental professionals and students with an overview of the IPPF Awareness Program. It includes information on continuing education opportunities, IPPF services, and Patient Educator lectures.
This postcard includes disease summaries and key clinical presentation points. It also provides diagnostic and biopsy information, as well as links to more information.
This postcard includes information about IPPF patient and/or scientific presentations at dental meetings, conferences, lectures, or events. It also provides course learning objectives, as well as contact information.
This postcard includes information about IPPF Patient Educators and their role in sharing diagnosis stories with students at U.S. dental schools. It also provides information on presentation format, as well as links to more information.
This postcard includes information about IPPF sponsorship and giving opportunities. It outlines various ways to get involved, as well as contact information.
“The Patient Educator Presentation in Dental Education: Reinforcing the Importance of Learning About Rare Conditions”
Journal of Dental Education, Volume 80, Number 5 (May 2016)
American Dental Hygienists’ Association’s Access Magazine (April 2014)