Dental factors in the genesis of squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity.

@article{Lockhart1998DentalFI,
  title={Dental factors in the genesis of squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity.},
  author={Peter B. Lockhart and Charles M Norris and Charles P. Pulliam},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={
          133-9
        }
}
This study investigated the role of dental factors in the genesis of squamous cell carcinomas of the oral cavity. 99 newly diagnosed patients with advanced head and neck cancer were evaluated for potential demographic, dental and prosthetic risk factors. Patients with extra-oral malignancies were used as controls in the analysis of dental factors in patients with intra-oral cancers. We performed multiple comparisons of these factors against the primary tumour sites. An analysis of dental and… CONTINUE READING
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