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Odontogenic Tumors in Children

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Contact the Craniofacial Anomalies Program

  • 1-617-355-6309


Odontogenic tumors are any kind of abnormal growth in and around the jaw and teeth.

  • Many of these tumors are considered to be benign.
  • In unusual cases, odontogenic tumors are malignant, meaning they are likely to spread.

In good hands

If your child has been diagnosed with a malignant odontogenic tumor, we can help. Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center specialists are known for treating children with the most complex cases as well as for their expertise in delivering specialized treatments. They can also integrate care from other pediatric subspecialties at Children's into your child's treatment plan as required.

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