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Father’s Day may come and go, but men taking care of their health is a tough, year-round job. Because June is Men’s Health Month, it’s a good time to remind men to take better care of themselves. And because good oral health is directly linked to longevity, the timing is perfect for this reminder: Take...
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What’s a six letter word that nobody likes to talk about? Cancer. While most patients never expect to discuss cancer when they visit us, screening for oral cancer is an important component of the oral health care we provide. Last year over 53,000 Americans were diagnosed with oral cancer. While this number may seem small...
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Dr. Oz talks about the seriousness of Oral Cancer, and what to look for. Click on the link to see a short video on the risks, and how to give yourself an oral cancer check. 1 person every day dies of oral cancer, and there is a new epidemic of HPV related oral cancer incidences....
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Close to 37,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. It will cause over 8,000 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day. The 5 year overall survival rate for oral cancer is 52%, but when discovered early, it increases to 80-90% The death rate associated with this...
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Many denture wearers are unaware of the importance of seeing their dentist for regular denture maintenance. Many think “I don’t have any teeth, so why would I need to come in and see my dentist on a regular basis?” However, as a dentist, it is our job to make sure that everything in the mouth...
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