Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumor: Case Report and Literature Review
Vanessa Espinoza, DDS and Roberto Ortiz, DDS
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 23, 2021
The Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumor presents in low frequency. It is originated from epithelial rests, specifically from the dental lamina, and shows similar characteristics to a wide variety of pathologies. Is a benign non-invasive lesion that can be manage by conservative treatment. Thus, is important to recognize and differentiate it from other pathologies that required more aggressive surgical treatment. The objective of the present article is to report a case of an Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tum...
Betel Quid Chewing in the Mid-Atlantic United States: Any Consequence?
Thaddeus S Boucree MD, DDS and Eric I Chang, MD, FACS
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 17, 2021
According to the NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health, the New York City Metropolitan area is home to the largest concentration of South Asians in the United States. The chewing of betel quid related products is common to these immigrants from countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives among others. Betel quid and its constituent areca nut are known risk factors for many oral and esophageal cancers. However, the lack of awareness rega...
Oropharyngeal Cancer and Human Papilloma Virus: Counselling First Line Health Professionals
Francis Gilbert, MD, Matthieu J Guitton, PhD, FRAI and Nathalie Audet, MDCM, FRCSC
Article Type: Case-Control Pedagogical Study | First Published: February 10, 2021
In the last decade, the incidence of Human papilloma virus (HPV)-associated oropharyngeal cancer has increased and as high as 70% of all oropharyngeal cancers are caused by HPV. First line health professionals might feel uncomfortable discussing topics related to sexual habits. The objectives of this study are to assess the level of knowledge about HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer amongst first line health professionals and to evaluate the impact of an educational intervention on communicatio...
The Craniofacial Dismasking Flap: A Retrospective Study
Muñoz, Ruben, Golaszewski, Jose and Diaz, Alvaro
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: January 29, 2021
The aim of this work is to study the use of this technique for extirpation of malignant tumors of the maxillary sinus and application for a variety of facial lesions, craniofacial deformities and trauma sequel. This includes the exposure for adequate tumor resection and the preservation of tissues and they function. This approach was evaluated including the advantages and disadvantages regarding the function, aesthetic outcome and the complications related to the procedure. Eight patients underw...