Tag Archives: Oral

Indian Scenario in Oral Cancer

INTRODUCTION – Oral and pharyngeal cancers are considered an important part of the global burden of cancer. With about 500,000 new oral and pharyngeal cancers being diagnosed annually, three-quarters of these are from the developing world with about 65,000 cases from India. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) arises in up to 90% of the cases.  AIM… Read More »

Oral Appliance Therapy – All You Ought to Know

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where a person stops breathing periodically due to collapsing soft tissue in the airway throughout the night. These stops in breathing usually last for around ten seconds and are often followed by snorts, gasps, or choking sounds as a person’s body fights to resume breathing again. The obstructive… Read More »