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- Authors: Reed McKinney
- Editors: Heather Olmo
- Editors-In-Chief: Melina BrizuelaReed McKinney
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- Name: 'tobacco pouch.JPG' Attribution: Contributed by Heather Olmo, DDS, MS
- Name: '01-Leukoplakia.JPG' Attribution: Contributed by Heather Olmo, DDS, MS
- Name: 'erythroplakia 2.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by Heather Olmo, DDS, MS
- Name: 'verrucous carcinoma-3.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by Heather Olmo, DDS, MS
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