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Trochesset, Denise, D.D.S., 1988, University of Minnesota; Certificate of General Practice Residency, 1989, VAMC, West Haven, CT; Certificate of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 2002, New York Hospital Queens; Diplomate, The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 2002: Clinical investigation of leukoplakic oral lesions; leukoplakic lesions and their relationship to alcohol and human papilloma virus.
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