April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is International oral cancer awareness month and it’s our hope that all readers will be proactive and treat their mouths with the same diligent care as they do with the rest of their bodies when it comes to check ups, because oral cancer is extremely dangerous.

Did You Know That a Dental Check-up Can Provide Early Detection of Oral Cancer?

Did You Know That a Dental Check-up Can Provide Early Detection of Oral Cancer?

Early detection is vital to surviving oral cancer! As dentists, we have the skills & tools to detect early signs of oral cancer & pre-cancerous conditions. By seeing us for those all important regular dental check-ups that include oral cancer screenings, we can help to win the battle against oral cancer. With oral cancer screenings, most malignancies can be detected in the early stages, while they are still highly curable.

Did You Know Dental Exams Can Save Lives?

Did You Know Dental Exams Can Save Lives?

Oral cancer is not rare, and regular screening for it is just as important as screening for cervical, prostate, breast and other types of cancer. It’s unfortunate that oral cancer doesn’t get the “press” that some other types of cancer seem to...
Oral Cancer Could You Be At Risk?

Oral Cancer Could You Be At Risk?

The oral exam your dentist performs during your regular dental visits is a fast, easy and painless way of detecting oral cancer early. Early detection means a greater chance at a good outcome. Recent studies show that oral cancer is rising in women, young people and...