Archive for August, 2016

Oral Cancer and Hepatitis C

The JNCI research found that patients infected with the hepatitis C virus had a higher odd ratio of having cancer ofthe oral cavity, oropharynx, or larynx than those without hepatitis C virus infection.

Types of Jaw Surgery

Corrective jaw surgery straightens or aligns the jaw, and is often referred to as “orthognathic” surgery; “orthos” meaning to straighten and “gnathic” relating to the jaw.