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Findings in 28 subjects having had childhood mandible fractures with long-term follow-up document asymmetric facial growth and dental abnormality in a high proportion. Facial growth abnormalities, five of which were moderate to severe, were detected by trained medical-dental examiners in 13 of the subjects (47%). Cephalometric abnormalities were detected in(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with Sjögren syndrome (SS) experience slowly progressive infiltration of lacrimal and salivary glands by mononuclear cells. This leads to diminished secretions, with resultant symptoms of xerostomia and xerophthalmia. Although pilocarpine hydrochloride tablets are currently indicated for the treatment of radiation-induced xerostomia,(More)
Amyloidosis as a complication of multiple myeloma carries with it grave prognostic implications, and the median survival of myeloma patients following a diagnosis of amyloidosis is only 4 months. This article describes a patient who survived 6 years with kappa light chain myeloma, but only 4 months after the development of oral amyloid deposits. Oral(More)
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Smokeless tobacco is an extremely addictive substance with a high rate of use in certain demographic groups, such as adolescents and Native Americans. In the past 20 years, the use of smokeless tobacco has almost tripled. Health risks include leukoplakia (a premalignant oral lesion), oral cancer and systemic nicotine effects such as elevated blood pressure(More)
To avoid traumatizing maxillary teeth and edentulous ridges during endoscopy, a device or appliance must be used to prevent direct contact of the teeth and mucosa with endoscopic instruments. Because previous appliances have been minimally protective, easily dislodged, or obstructive to the endoscopist, none have been widely accepted at our Institution.(More)
With an average age of 60 at diagnosis, oral cancer is largely a disease of older adults. This article reviews the incidence, risk factors, early detection and diagnosis of oral cancer, as well as the principles of multidisciplinary management. Considerations for dental treatment planning prior to radiation therapy and surgery for oral cancer are included.
Five patients with oral or oropharyngeal cancer were treated with external beam radiation therapy and interstitial radioactive implants as part of their tumor management. The radiation oncologists used various radioisotopes and techniques for placement. Local anesthesia, and in most cases conscious sedation, were used instead of general anesthesia to insert(More)