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A systematic review of salivary gland hypofunction and xerostomia induced by cancer therapies: prevalence, severity and impact on quality of life
PurposeThis systematic review aimed to assess the literature for prevalence, severity, and impact on quality of life of salivary gland hypofunction and xerostomia induced by cancerExpand
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A systematic review of salivary gland hypofunction and xerostomia induced by cancer therapies: management strategies and economic impact
PurposeThis systematic review aimed to assess the literature for management strategies and economic impact of salivary gland hypofunction and xerostomia induced by cancer therapies and to determineExpand
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Matched case-control study of quality of life and xerostomia after intensity-modulated radiotherapy or standard radiotherapy for head-and-neck cancer: initial report.
PURPOSE To compare quality of life (QOL) and xerostomia between head-and-neck cancer patients who received standard radiotherapy (RT) and patients matched by factors known to affect QOL who receivedExpand
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Minimally invasive dentistry.
BACKGROUND During the past few decades, scientific developments in cariology, dental materials and diagnostic systems have changed dentistry's approach to diagnosis and management of dental caries.Expand
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Survey of Michigan dentists and radiation oncologists on oral care of patients undergoing head and neck radiation therapy.
BACKGROUND Oral complications of radiation therapy for head and neck cancer (HNC) are associated with a significant decline in oral health-related quality of life (OHQOL). The dentist, working withExpand
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Grading xerostomia by physicians or by patients after intensity-modulated radiotherapy of head-and-neck cancer.
PURPOSE To assess observer-based vs. patient self-reported scoring of xerostomia after intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) of head-and-neck (HN) cancer. METHODS A total of 38 patients who hadExpand
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LGBT Coverage in U.S. Dental Schools and Dental Hygiene Programs: Results of a National Survey.
The aims of this study were to assess curricular coverage of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) content in U.S. and Canadian dental schools and U.S. dental hygiene programs, includingExpand
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Factors influencing candidates' choice of a pediatric dental residency program.
The goal of this study was to identify the factors and program characteristics that influenced the program ranking decisions of applicants to pediatric dentistry residency programs. A questionnaireExpand
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Cytokines in saliva increase in head and neck cancer patients after treatment.
OBJECTIVE Approximately one-third of advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs) recur within 2 years of treatment. Due to ease of collection, saliva is of interest to monitor changesExpand
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Clinical and radiographic features of the lacrimo-auriculo-dento-digital syndrome.
Lacrimo-auriculo-dento-digital syndrome is an autosomal dominant malformation complex that affects craniofacial structures including the teeth and salivary glands. There have been several cases ofExpand
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