Posts Tagged ‘ oral cancer ’
4 Keys To Preventing Oral Cancer
“Approximately 53,000 people in the U.S. will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. 132 new people in the US EVERY DAY will be newly diagnosed with an oral cancer, and that one person EVERY HOUR OF THE DAY, 24/7/365 will die from it.” – Oral Cancer Foundation Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness […]
How To Self-Screen for Oral Cancer
Can You Screen Yourself for Oral Cancer? Self-screening for oral cancer can be done at home, in very little time. But that doesn’t mean we should skip our regular dental appointments, dentists do more than detect cavities. You’ll be screened for oral cancer when you go in for your next regular dental exam, but a regular at-home screening […]
Your Dentist Can Detect More Than Cavities
Get Screened for Oral Cancer 48,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. If you’ve used tobacco or had a history of HPV, you’re at a higher risk of contracting oral cancer. Fortunately, it can be detected early. Your dentist can be the key to your diagnosis. 6 Symptoms of Oral Cancer CONSULT […]
Should Major League Baseball Ban Chewing Tobacco?
Curt Schilling Blames Oral Cancer on Chewing Tobacco While most sports fans are aware of former Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly’s battle with sinus cancer, and the recent passing of one of baseball’s greatest hitter ever – Tony Gwynn – up until then most of us weren’t aware that another famous athlete […]
The Oral Cancer & HPV Connection
Oral Cancer & HPV Oral cancer is one of the fastest growing types of cancer we are seeing today. A simple and painless test performed by your Franklin Township NJ dentist annually during your regular dental check-ups can certainly help identify potential warning signs of oral cancer. The Oral Cancer Foundation goes on to suggest […]
What Are the Symptoms of Oral Cancer?
Oral Cancer Symptoms According to the experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – doctors in other words, not overly caffeinated dental health blog post writers – head and neck cancer encompasses a wide range of tumors that can develop in several areas of the head and neck, including the throat, larynx (voice box), nose, […]
Oral Cancer Screenings: What Are They & Why Do We Need Them?
Why Get Screened for Oral Cancer at the Dentist? An oral cancer screening is usually part of a normal dental exam, where your dentist inspects your face, neck, lips, and mouth to look for any signs of oral cancer. We all need one because close to 48,250 people in the U.S. will be newly diagnosed […]
Quit Smoking With These 6 Steps
In case you haven’t heard, smoking is bad for you…and you should quit! Like, today. Aside from the myriad of oral & overall health maladies all smokers will eventually deal with, we now live in a time when there are so many helpful resources available to those who currently smoke and want to quit. In […]