CPD Activities

Effects of Chronic Khat Use on the Oral Mucosa

Effects of Chronic Khat Use on the Oral Mucosa

Starting on :07:00 AM 22 October, 2014 Venue:Moi University School of Dentistry PDN I Lecture Room
Ending on :08:00 AM 22 October, 2014 Max Credits:3.00
Moderator:Dr. OKUMU BERNARD SANYA Activity Cost: Free Order


1. Dr. Ochiba Lukandu Mohammed
Consultant Oral Pathologist
Moi University School of Dentistry


A presentation on clinical and histopathological changes induced by chronic khat (miraa) chewing among male volunteers in Eldoret and Meru towns. A brief literature review will also be presented.


By the end of the session, participants should be able;
·        To understand the potential of khat chewing to induce oral mucosal changes
·        To understand the general clinical features of khat induced oral lesions
·        To appreciate the histological features seen in khat induced oral mucosal lesions
·        To critique and freely discuss the findings of the study and evidence from the literature

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