Category Archives: Oral Cancer Screening

Oral Cancer: What’s Your Risk?

In honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, it’s the perfect time to help you understand this serious and potentially deadly type of cancer. While cancer anywhere in the body is unwelcome, it’s ugly consequences are less known when it comes … Continue reading

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Brush Up On Your Tongue Health

When you consider your oral health, you probably think of your teeth and gums. While these are two critical components of your oral health, there is another area that is just as important, yet often gets overlooked: your tongue! Your … Continue reading

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Know The Facts About Oral Cancer

In the United States, one person dies every hour from oral cancer. It is a cancer in which early detection is absolutely critical to survival rate. Oral cancer can affect any area of the mouth including the lips, gum tissues, … Continue reading

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E-Cigarettes Can Still Harm Your Oral Health

More and more smokers are making the switch to e-cigarettes. The obvious advantages of using e-cigarettes are that they do not contain tobacco and they don’t produce smoke. Instead, they are battery-powered and work by producing an aerosol that you … Continue reading

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Eight Ways Smoking Affects Your Oral Health

Smoking is primarily known for its harm to your lung and heart health. However, smoking a cigarette also negatively impacts your oral health. There are certainly options in restorative dentistry to repair some of the damage that smoking causes to … Continue reading

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Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is projected to cause 8,000 deaths in the United States this year alone, killing approximately 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day. The death rate for this type of cancer is notably high because it is often … Continue reading

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Mouth Cancer: What is Your Risk?

Unfortunately, the word “cancer” is not uncommon in our daily language. There are two types of cancers that you don’t often hear about that are killing Americans: oral and pharyngeal cancer. According to statistics from the American Cancer Society, an … Continue reading

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Mouth Sores: When To Worry

Most people have suffered from a mouth sore at some point in their life. Typically occurring on the tongue, inside of the cheek, lips or gums, mouth sores can be very irritating and painful, especially when eating or drinking. There … Continue reading

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Oral Cancer: Take It Seriously

How much do you know about oral cancer? Oral cancer will be diagnosed in roughly 42,000 individuals just this year. Of those diagnosed, only slightly more than half will be alive in 5 years. Is this form of cancer really … Continue reading

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Smoking: The Damage Starts In Your Mouth

We are all aware of the harmful effects that smoking has on one’s general health, particularly the heart and lungs. But when it comes to your oral health, smoking does far more than just cause bad breath and yellow teeth. … Continue reading

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