Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is cancer of the mouth. It most commonly involves the lips or the tongue.  

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Clinical Nutrition

The Division of Clinical Nutrition at Tufts Medical Center provides inpatient and outpatient nutritional services.
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Head + Neck Cancer Center

Visit the Head and Neck Cancer Center to find out more about treatment for all head and neck cancers, including mouth (oral) and throat cancer.
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Doctors + Care Team

Maria Papageorge, DMD, MS

Maria Papageorge, DMD, MS

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Dentist-in-Chief; Professor and Chairperson, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Associate Dean for Hospital Affairs, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Department(s): Dentistry and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6515
Fax #: 617-636-6809

Treatment of facial and jaw injuries, surgical removal of impacted teeth, treatment of facial infections, implantology and reconstruction of bony defects, correction of facial skeletal deformities, oral cancer

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Constantinos Laskarides, PharmD, DDS, DMD, FACS

Constantinos Laskarides, PharmD, DDS, DMD, FACS

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon; Director of Advanced Education Training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Department(s): Dentistry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6515
Fax #: 617-636-6809

Treatment of facial and jaw injuries, surgical removal of impacted teeth, treatment of facial infections, implantology and reconstruction of bony defects, corrections of facial skeletal deformities, oral cancer, cosmetic surgery, cleft lip and palate

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Daniel Oreadi, DMD

Daniel Oreadi, DMD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Department(s): Dentistry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6515
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Treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the oral cavity, oral cancer, salivary gland tumors, temporomandibular joint surgery, reconstructive surgery of the face and jaws, head and neck trauma, nerve repair, treatment of facial infections, management of head and neck cancer treatment-related complications

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Miriam O'Leary, MD, FACS
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Miriam O'Leary, MD, FACS

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Division of Head & Neck Surgery; Director, Otolaryngology Residency Program; Otolaryngologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Otolaryngology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3030
Fax #: 617-636-1479

Head and neck cancer, management of thyroid cancer and hyperparathyroidism, head and neck reconstruction including microvascular techniques, management of radiation-related complications

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Richard O. Wein, MD, FACS
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Richard O. Wein, MD, FACS

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Division of Head and Neck Surgery; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Otolaryngology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8711
Fax #: 617-636-1479

Head and neck surgical oncology, head and neck reconstruction, management of salivary and thyroid disorders, management of radiation-related complications, maxillofacial trauma, sleep apnea and sleep endoscopy

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