Providence Oral Oncology and Oral Medicine

Providence Oral Oncology and Oral Medicine is uniquely dedicated to caring for patients with a wide range of oral health issues.

As the only fellowship-trained oral oncologists in Oregon, Amber Watters, DDS, MPH, MS, FSCD and Heidi Hansen, DMD, focus their practices on:

Oral/dental oncology

  • Management of oral side effects from cancer therapies
  • Evaluation and treatment to prevent oral infections during cancer treatment
  • Consultation prior to cancer treatment (chemotherapy, radiotherapy, anti-resorptive therapy and transplants)

Oral medicine (oral pathology)

  • Diagnosis and treatment for oral lesions (cancer and non-cancer)
  • Medical management of oral dermatologic and autoimmune conditions

Oral and facial pain syndromes

  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD/TMJ)
  • Nerve and movement disorders (neuropathic pain, burning mouth syndrome, cervical headache, trismus)