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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Why is the Adjunctive Device Important to COE?

Why do you need an adjunctive oral examination device in your practice? The answer to that is straightforward. An adjunctive device utilizing tissue fluorescence visualization picks up where the conventional clinical exam leaves off because it can help to detect far more than the unassisted eye. Adding an adjunctive device to your normal head and

The Thriving Dentist Show Interviews Jo-Anne Jones

Jo-Anne Jones, Key Opinion Leader, for a number of corporations within the dental community was interviewed by Gary Takacs on The Thriving Dentist. The interview focuses on “how and why the incidence of oral cancer has changed over the past 10 years, how Jo-Anne’s personal and professional life have been impacted by oral cancer, what

By Donna Domino, Features Editor Dr. Bicuspid February 10, 2014 — The type of cancer stem cells, rather than the number, is a better predictor of the survival of patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-related head and neck cancer, according to a new study in Cancer (December 30, 2013). Previously, researchers thought patients with HPV-positive tumors

Is the COE Part of Your Routine?

The conventional intra and extra oral head and neck examination is taught in dental and hygiene schools to screen patients for oral cancer and other oral mucosal disease. It normally consists of a visual inspection of oral tissue, or oral mucosa, under incandescent or halogen light using the naked eye to look for suspicious lesions,