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Category: Oral Cancer

7 Reasons You Need an Oral Cancer Screening

Posted September 27, 2023

Although often overlooked, oral cancer is a significant health concern affecting thousands of people annually. While it may not receive as much attention as other forms of cancer, early detection and regular screenings are crucial for preventing and successfully treating this potentially life-threatening disease. Oral cancer accounts for approximately three percent of all cancers diagnosed […]

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How Can I Help Prevent Oral Cancer?

Posted January 25, 2021

3 Minute Read: In early 2020, the United States projected that 53,260 people would receive an oral cancer diagnosis this year.  These numbers are staggering; however, oral cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer and treatable if caught early.  Here are simple steps patients can take to help avoid oral cancer.  1. […]

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Should I Get an Oral Cancer Screening?

Posted August 22, 2020

Read Time: 2½ Minutes A cancer diagnosis can be a grave event for any dental patient. However, there is always hope. Thanks to the advancements in cutting-edge dental technologies, oral cancer is now easier to find and diagnose than ever before. Early cancer detection is one of the leading indicators of successful treatment plans. The […]

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Dental Exams: Catching Cavities and…Cancer?

Posted August 21, 2019

While it may be uncomfortable to push yourself to every dentist appointment—especially if you know you have not been eating properly to maintain the health of your teeth and gums—making sure you are attending regular appointments could do more than let your dentist catch a cavity or two.  American tennis star Nicole Gibbs was recently […]

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The Link Between HPV and Oral Cancer

Posted May 20, 2019

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. There are over 100 strains of HPV, and some types are known to cause cervical or oral cancer. What some may not be aware of is that it can be transmitted from one person to another through intercourse as well as oral […]

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