Susan Cotten

Susan Cotten

Oral Cancer Consultant/Lecturer

Susan Cotten is the founder of Oral Cancer Consulting and also an international speaker, author, and consultant. A graduate of the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, Department of Dental Hygiene, she has completed advanced coursework in orofacial myofunctional therapy. She is passionate about early cancer detection and created the “Cotten Method,” a dental office system and screening method for oral cancer. Cotten works with dental professionals in DSOs and private practice to increase their confidence and efficiency when screening and to aid in reducing their risk of liability. She is a consultant and dental lead for the Alliance for HPV-Free Colorado, a board member and oral cancer screening coordinator for the Colorado Mission of Mercy, a 2018 Sunstar/RDH Award of Distinction recipient for her work in oral cancer, and a regional coordinator and RDH Advisory Board Member with the Oral Cancer Foundation. Cotten has organized countless free oral cancer screening events and provided free head and neck screenings for the homeless.

Speaker Events

Friday, May 5
COURSE #27 | Oral Cancer Screening: It’s More than Grasping the Tongue
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

COURSE #44 | Hands-On Oral Cancer Screening Workshop
2 – 5 p.m.