An Oral Cancer Screening is an Important Element of Your Regular Dental Checkup

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Maintaining good oral health in the long term incorporates several different yet equally important factors. To that end, the American Dental Association recommends attending a regular dental checkup and cleaning every six months. Each checkup performed by Dr. is designed to examine and address all pertinent issues of maintaining a healthy mouth. While this starts… Read more »

Every Dental Checkup Includes an Oral Cancer Screening

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Every dental checkup performed by your dentist, Dr. , is intended to address the multiple aspects that go into maintaining a long-term, good oral health. While this starts with a dental cleaning and exam, it also includes a basic oral cancer screening. The American Dental Association reports that each year one in 92 adults are… Read more »

Initial Symptoms of Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer to Watch Out For

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It’s estimated by the American Dental Association 1 in 92 adults will develop some form of oral or pharyngeal cancer in their lifetime. On the average, men are twice as likely to develop oral cancer than women. While the average age of detection is 62 years old, increased risk factors such as a family history… Read more »