Deborah B Cleveland

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Because clinicians are placing more dental implants, it is becoming more important to maintain bone volume after tooth extraction. This article discusses the various bone-augmentation materials available to the clinician and illustrates a case report of particulate mineralized bone allograft (Puros) placement after extraction. Exposure of the grafted site(More)
Juvenile ossifying fibroma is a benign, but potentially aggressive, fibro-osseous tumor of the craniofacial bones. The authors describe a case of a mandibular juvenile ossifying fibroma presenting in a 14-year-old boy in conjunction with congenitally missing teeth and review the histology, clinical behavior, and management of these uncommon but disfiguring(More)
Peripheral odontogenic fibroma is a rare lesion that arises on the gingiva and can clinically mimic a variety of reactive lesions, benign neoplasms, and metastases. We describe a symptomatic lesion arising on the mandibular gingiva of a 58-year-old female with no history of trauma or dental disease in the area. An excisional biopsy showed the lesional(More)
BACKGROUND We examined whether smoking or drinking during or before the diagnosis-year of oral cancer or oral epithelial dysplasia (OED) was related to "subsequent depression" measured months after the oral diagnosis. METHODS Incident cases of oral cancer or OED were identified via 3 oral pathology laboratories. A telephone-administered questionnaire(More)
Risks associated with smoking and drinking are not necessarily constant over the multistage pathway to oral cancer. We investigated whether smoking and drinking patterns differ for persons with oral cancer (OC) relative to those with oral epithelial dysplasia (OED), a precancerous condition. Incident cases of OC and OED were interviewed using a(More)