Joel B Epstein

Summary

Affiliation: City of Hope National Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Early diagnosis and successful management of oral mucormycosis in a hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipient: case report and literature review
    Joel B Epstein
    Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 24:3343-6. 2016
  2. doi Understanding the impact of taste changes in oncology care
    Joel B Epstein
    Cancer Dentistry Program, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 24:1917-31. 2016
  3. doi Head and neck, oral, and oropharyngeal cancer: a review of medicolegal cases
    Joel B Epstein
    Collaborative Member, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA and Consultant, Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA Electronic address
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 119:177-86. 2015
  4. pmc The cost burden of oral, oral pharyngeal, and salivary gland cancers in three groups: commercial insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid
    Jed J Jacobson
    Delta Dental of Michigan, University of Michigan, 4100 Okemos Road, Okemos, MI 48864, USA
    Head Neck Oncol 4:15. 2012
  5. doi Oral complications of cancer and cancer therapy: from cancer treatment to survivorship
    Joel B Epstein
    Division of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, City of Hope, Duarte, CA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 62:400-22. 2012
  6. ncbi Dietary and nutritional needs of patients undergoing therapy for head and neck cancer
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:1163-7. 2011
  7. ncbi Management of patients who have undergone head and neck cancer therapy
    Dena J Fischer
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, 801 South Paulina Street, MC 838, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 52:39-60, viii. 2008
  8. doi Advances in hematologic stem cell transplant: an update for oral health care providers
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois, and Illinois Masonic Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 107:301-12. 2009
  9. ncbi Topical polyene antifungals in hematopoietic cell transplant patients: tolerability and efficacy
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 801 S Paulina Street, Room 556, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
    Support Care Cancer 12:517-25. 2004
  10. ncbi Late effects of cancer and cancer therapy on oral health and quality of life
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, USA
    J Mass Dent Soc 59:22-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. doi Early diagnosis and successful management of oral mucormycosis in a hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipient: case report and literature review
    Joel B Epstein
    Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 24:3343-6. 2016
    ..We review the literature and present an additional case to emphasize the subtle changes that resulted in positive outcome when diagnosed and managed in a comprehensive transplant team...
  2. doi Understanding the impact of taste changes in oncology care
    Joel B Epstein
    Cancer Dentistry Program, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 24:1917-31. 2016
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide an update on advances in understanding of the basic biology and physiology of taste and how taste and flavor may be impacted in cancer and its treatment...
  3. doi Head and neck, oral, and oropharyngeal cancer: a review of medicolegal cases
    Joel B Epstein
    Collaborative Member, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA and Consultant, Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA Electronic address
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 119:177-86. 2015
    ..The purpose was to review cases of malpractice in head and neck cancer (HNC) in order to examine allegations and outcomes of the litigation and to assess the implications for best practices in the clinical care of patients with HNC...
  4. pmc The cost burden of oral, oral pharyngeal, and salivary gland cancers in three groups: commercial insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid
    Jed J Jacobson
    Delta Dental of Michigan, University of Michigan, 4100 Okemos Road, Okemos, MI 48864, USA
    Head Neck Oncol 4:15. 2012
    ..Consequently the economic burden of oral cavity, oral pharyngeal, and salivary gland cancer (OC/OP/SG) must be understood. The cost of these cancers in the U.S. has not been investigated...
  5. doi Oral complications of cancer and cancer therapy: from cancer treatment to survivorship
    Joel B Epstein
    Division of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, City of Hope, Duarte, CA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 62:400-22. 2012
    ..Prevention and management is best provided via multidisciplinary health care teams, which must be integrated and communicate effectively in order to provide the best patient care in a coordinated manner at the appropriate time...
  6. ncbi Dietary and nutritional needs of patients undergoing therapy for head and neck cancer
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:1163-7. 2011
    ..Nutrient and caloric intake is critical during therapy for head and neck cancer...
  7. ncbi Management of patients who have undergone head and neck cancer therapy
    Dena J Fischer
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, 801 South Paulina Street, MC 838, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 52:39-60, viii. 2008
    ....
  8. doi Advances in hematologic stem cell transplant: an update for oral health care providers
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois, and Illinois Masonic Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 107:301-12. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper is to review the main principles of HCT and to update dental providers on new technologies being applied to transplantation that may influence oral complications and oral care...
  9. ncbi Topical polyene antifungals in hematopoietic cell transplant patients: tolerability and efficacy
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 801 S Paulina Street, Room 556, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
    Support Care Cancer 12:517-25. 2004
    ..The effectiveness of amphotericin B oral suspension versus nystatin oral suspension for the prevention of oral colonization by Candida in hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) patients was examined...
  10. ncbi Late effects of cancer and cancer therapy on oral health and quality of life
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, USA
    J Mass Dent Soc 59:22-7. 2010
    ..Prevention and management of oral complications in cancer survivors requires interdisciplinary care. The purpose of this article is to review the common oral complications in cancer survivors...
  11. ncbi Burning mouth syndrome: a challenge for dental practitioners and patients
    Gary D Klasser
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Universitry of Illinois, Chicago College of Dentistry, USA
    Gen Dent 59:210-20; quiz 221-2. 2011
    ..For this reason, the authors provide this overview of current management strategies in order to assist dental practitioners in providing appropriate interventions for patients with BMS...
  12. ncbi Parotid gland squamous cell carcinoma invading the temporomandibular joint
    Gary D Klasser
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 140:992-9. 2009
    ..Tumor invasion of the temporomandibular joint from the parotid gland is rare. Practitioners should be able to differentiate tumor involvement from temporomandibular disorders (TMDs)...
  13. ncbi Managing pain in mucositis
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, Interdisciplinary Program in Oral Cancer, Chicago Cancer Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 20:30-7. 2004
    ..To discuss pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches available to manage pain...
  14. doi Cancer and orofacial pain
    Dena J Fischer
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry, 801 South Paulina Street, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 20:287-301, vii. 2008
    ..Following cancer therapy, permanent changes to tissues may cause late effects of treatment that may result in chronic orofacial pains. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons should be knowledgeable regarding these orofacial pain presentations...
  15. ncbi A survey of the current approaches to diagnosis and management of oral premalignant lesions
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 801 S Paulina Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:1555-62; quiz 1614. 2007
    ..The authors conducted a study to identify current practices in the diagnosis and management of these oral lesions by oral medicine professionals...
  16. ncbi Changes in the pattern of oral lesions associated with HIV infection: implications for dentists
    Herve Y Sroussi
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences and Chicago Cancer Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 73:949-52. 2007
    ..Head and neck and oral examination coupled with a careful consideration of the complications associated with hyposalivation remain essential components of a comprehensive oral health care program...
  17. pmc Anxiety, depression, and pain: differences by primary cancer
    Dena J Fischer
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:801-10. 2010
    ..Psychological factors that may alter pain perception in cancer patients have not been well studied. The study purpose was to explore differences in pain, anxiety, and depression by type of primary cancer...
  18. ncbi The adjunctive role of toluidine blue in detection of oral premalignant and malignant lesions
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 17:79-87. 2009
    ..The literature search was conducted using key word search including oral cancer, oral premalignant lesions, and TBlue and by selecting references from the articles reviewed...
  19. ncbi Oral lesions in patients participating in an oral examination screening week at an urban dental school
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, Interdisciplinary Program in Oral Cancer, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill 60612 7213, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:1338-44. 2008
    ..The authors evaluated clinical findings of oral screening examinations of dental patients during a one-week period in an urban dental school clinic...
  20. pmc Screening for and diagnosis of oral premalignant lesions and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: role of primary care physicians
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences MC838, University of Illinois at Chicago, 801 S Paulina St, Room 56x, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Can Fam Physician 54:870-5. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi Oral malignancies associated with HIV
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois 60091, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 73:953-6. 2007
    ..Oral health care providers can identify these lesions early...
  22. doi Appropriate and necessary oral care for people with cancer: guidance to obtain the right oral and dental care at the right time
    Joel B Epstein
    Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 22:1981-8. 2014
    ..This paper discusses the general and additional requirements for dental care providers to support the cancer patient and provide prevention and/or treatment for oral complications of cancer therapy...
  23. ncbi The limitations of the clinical oral examination in detecting dysplastic oral lesions and oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Joel B Epstein
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 143:1332-42. 2012
    ..The authors conducted a systematic review to assess the effectiveness of the COE in predicting histologic diagnosis of dysplasia or OSCC...
  24. doi Taste disorders in cancer patients: pathogenesis, and approach to assessment and management
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Oral Oncol 46:77-81. 2010
    ..Due to its potentially significant impact on quality of life during and following cytotoxic therapy, and considering the increase in cancer survivorship, further research on this topic is imperative...
  25. ncbi Diabetes mellitus: an updated overview of medical management and dental implications
    Keerthi Golla
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
    Gen Dent 52:529-35; quiz 536, 527-8. 2004
    ..Dental providers must be aware of the rapid changes concerning management of individuals with DM and must understand the significant impact DM has on dental treatment...
  26. ncbi Oral doxepin rinse: the analgesic effect and duration of pain reduction in patients with oral mucositis due to cancer therapy
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Anesth Analg 103:465-70, table of contents. 2006
    ..Our final model determined that more severe baseline pain, worse mucosal erythema score, or a larger relative maximum reduction in pain were all associated with a slower rate of pain recurrence after oral rinsing (all P < 0.01)...
  27. ncbi Longitudinal evaluation of the oral mucositis weekly questionnaire-head and neck cancer, a patient-reported outcomes questionnaire
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry and Chicago Cancer Center, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Cancer 109:1914-22. 2007
    ..The OMWQ-HN is a patient-reported outcome questionnaire that measures the symptoms of mucositis, including mouth and throat soreness (MTS), and their impact on patient well-being and function...
  28. ncbi A survey of National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers' oral health supportive care practices and resources in the USA
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois, MC 838, 801 S Paulina Street, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:357-62. 2007
    ..There has been minimal health services research focusing on the status of medically necessary, oral supportive services at US cancer centers...
  29. ncbi Oropharyngeal mucositis in cancer therapy. Review of pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois, Program in Oral Cancer, College of Medicine, Chicago Cancer Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 17:1767-79; discussion 1779-82, 1791-2. 2003
    ..Continuing research related to the pathogenesis and management of mucositis will undoubtedly lead to the development of potential interventions and improved patient care...
  30. ncbi Utility of toluidine blue in oral premalignant lesions and squamous cell carcinoma: continuing research and implications for clinical practice
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Head Neck 29:948-58. 2007
    ..The data supports TB use in oral examination of patients at risk of OSCC...
  31. doi Burning mouth syndrome: recognition, understanding, and management
    Gary D Klasser
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry, 801 South Paulina Street, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 20:255-71, vii. 2008
    ..The practitioner can then develop a sound approach to management of this condition and patients can be educated and reassured regarding BMS...
  32. ncbi Taste change associated with a dental procedure: case report and review of the literature
    Gary D Klasser
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, 801 South Paulina Street, Room 569B M C 838, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 74:455-61. 2008
    ..The case is presented to enhance understanding of taste disorders and their relation to a localized traumatic event. Causative factors and management strategies are also reviewed...
  33. doi Budesonide for local therapy of complex oral mucosal immune-mediated inflammatory diseases: case reports
    Robert A Utsman
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 106:e11-7. 2008
    ..The cases presented represent mucosal conditions that were successfully managed with topical application of budesonide with reduced risk of systemic effects...
  34. ncbi The methamphetamine epidemic and dentistry
    Gary D Klasser
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
    Gen Dent 54:431-9; quiz 440, 448. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi Whiplash-associated disorders and temporomandibular symptoms following motor-vehicle collisions
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Quintessence Int 42:e1-e14. 2011
    ..Oral health care providers must be aware of the relationship between temporomandibular symptoms, whiplash-associated disorders, and trauma and the more complex nature of the symptoms for appropriate diagnosis and management...
  36. doi Photobiomodulation therapy in the management of chronic oral graft-versus-host disease
    Joel B Epstein
    Cedars Sinai Health Center, Los Angeles, CA, 90048, USA
    Support Care Cancer 25:357-364. 2017
    ..A non-immunosuppressive intervention for symptomatic relief in oral cGVHD would thus be a welcome addition to the treatment paradigm...
  37. doi Complex management of resistant oral herpes simplex virus infection following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: potential role of topical cidofovir
    Joel B Epstein
    Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 24:3603-6. 2016
    ..More recently, resistant HSV infection is seen in HSCT and presents new challenges in management. We present a case of HSV following HSCT that provided effective symptomatic management...
  38. ncbi Cost of care for early- and late-stage oral and pharyngeal cancer in the California Medicaid population
    Joshua D Epstein
    Department of Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Head Neck 30:178-86. 2008
    ..This study documents the direct medical costs associated with treating oral and pharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) as early- or late-stage disease according to the current standard of care...
  39. ncbi The limitations of the clinical oral examination in detecting dysplastic oral lesions and oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Joel B Epstein
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Tex Dent J 130:410-24. 2013
    ..The authors conducted a systematic review to assess the effectiveness of the COE in predicting histologic diagnosis of dysplasia or OSCC...
  40. ncbi Managing the oral sequelae of cancer therapy
    Georgia Robins Sadler
    University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA
    Medsurg Nurs 12:28-36. 2003
    ..Limiting the effects of oral sequelae increases patient adherence to treatment protocols, improves the quality of life, and increases the odds of long-term survival...
  41. ncbi Emerging approaches for prophylaxis and management of oropharyngeal mucositis in cancer therapy
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry, 801 South Paulina St, MC 838, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 11:353-73. 2006
    ..Improved management of mucositis may allow implementation of cancer treatment protocols that are currently excessively mucotoxic, but have potentially higher cure rates of the malignant disease...
  42. ncbi Orofacial injuries due to trauma following motor vehicle collisions: part 2. Temporomandibular disorders
    Joel B Epstein
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 76:a172. 2010
    ..TMDs in WAD appear to occur predominantly in females and can be associated with regional or widespread pain. TMDs following MVCs may respond poorly to independent therapy and may be best managed using multidisciplinary approaches...
  43. ncbi Failure to diagnose and delayed diagnosis of cancer: medicolegal issues
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 140:1494-503. 2009
    ..Oral health care professionals should be alert for oral premalignant and malignant disease and head and neck involvement by malignant disease. These issues have patient care and medicolegal implications...
  44. doi Multiple sclerosis: an update for oral health care providers
    Dena J Fischer
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, UIC College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612 7213, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 108:318-27. 2009
    ..This medical management update highlights issues that are important to the oral health care provider, including orofacial manifestations of MS and dental considerations for patients with MS...
  45. doi Patient reported outcomes of the -clinical use of a proprietary topical dry mouth product
    Joel B Epstein
    Diplomate, American Academy of Oral Medicine Collaborative Member, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles Consultant, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, CA
    Spec Care Dentist 35:197-204. 2015
    ..To present patient reported changes in oral symptoms in response to an open-label product trial conducted in patients self-identifying as having Sjögren's syndrome...
  46. doi Treatment strategies for oropharyngeal candidiasis
    Joel M Laudenbach
    University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, 801 South Paulina Street MC 838, Rm 554A, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:1413-21. 2009
    ..Oropharyngeal candidiasis (OPC) is a common oral disease that may cause oral symptoms, lead to regional infection (e.g., esophageal candidiasis) and increase the risk of systemic fungal infection in the compromised host...
  47. ncbi Which antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines for infective endocarditis should Canadian dentists follow?
    Herve Y Sroussi
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences and Chicago Cancer Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 73:401-5. 2007
  48. ncbi Proliferative verrucous leukoplakia and its progression to oral carcinoma: a review of the literature
    Robert J Cabay
    Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
    J Oral Pathol Med 36:255-61. 2007
    ..PVL behaves in a more aggressive and relentless manner than the more innocuous white oral lesions that it can resemble clinically...
  49. ncbi Hyposalivation in elderly patients
    Anurag Gupta
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, MC 838, 801 South Paulina St, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60091, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 72:841-6. 2006
    ..In this paper, we review the causes of dry mouth and its impact on health. The role of dental providers and current management of dry mouth is presented...
  50. ncbi Liver disease: current perspectives on medical and dental management
    Keerthi Golla
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Services, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 98:516-21. 2004
  51. doi Management of dry mouth: assessment of oral symptoms after use of a polysaccharide-based oral rinse
    Joel B Epstein
    Cedars Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, CA, USA Electronic address
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 123:76-83. 2017
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate oral symptoms and function in a xerostomic population after use of a proprietary topical for dry mouth, Moisyn (Synedgen Inc., Claremont, CA), which is a polysaccharide-based product...
  52. ncbi Photobiomodulation therapy: management of mucosal necrosis of the oropharynx in previously treated head and neck cancer patients
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Surgery, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8635 West Third Street, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer . 2016
    ..These cases suggest that photobiomodulation may represent an adjunct to care of these difficult to manage complications in oncology...
  53. ncbi Oral symptoms and oral function in people with Sjögren's syndrome
    Joel B Epstein
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery, City of Hope, Duarte, CA, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 33:132-3. 2015
    ....
  54. ncbi Mucositis in the cancer patient and immunosuppressed host
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, 801 South Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 21:503-22, vii. 2007
    ....
  55. ncbi Oral malignancies in HIV disease: changes in disease presentation, increasing understanding of molecular pathogenesis, and current management
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, Chicago Cancer Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 100:571-8. 2005
    ..This paper discusses recent trends in the presentation and treatment of malignancies related to HIV and AIDS with an emphasis on malignancies seen in the oral cavity...
  56. ncbi Burning mouth syndrome and other oral sensory disorders: a unifying hypothesis
    Miriam Grushka
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
    Pain Res Manag 8:133-5. 2003
    ....
  57. ncbi Oral candidiasis in hematopoietic cell transplantation patients: an outcome-based analysis
    Joel B Epstein
    Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:154-63. 2003
    ..The objectives of this study were to examine the relationship of oral colonization by Candida species to systemic infection, mortality, and the impact of antifungal treatment on a population of recipients of HCT...
  58. ncbi Dietary and nutritional needs of patients after therapy for head and neck cancer
    Joel B Epstein
    Oral Medicine Services, Division of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, City of Hope, 1500 E Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 143:588-92. 2012
    ..The authors review the importance of oral health and the role of the oral health care provider in supporting dietary intake and providing nutritional guidance...
  59. doi Assessing oral cancer early detection: clarifying dentists' practices
    Charles W Lehew
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, Center for Population Health and Health Disparities, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Road, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:93-100. 2010
    ..It clarifies practice behaviors and opens opportunities to identify factors that facilitate thorough early detection examinations by clinicians and to assess the relative effectiveness of different examination procedures...