Monthly Archives: April 2015

The visible cancer

Oral cancer is not hidden within the body in some hard to find location requiring an invasive examination, the majority of the time it is literally in plain view, right under your nose, and can be seen with the naked … Continue reading

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Early detection is key with oral cancer

Early detection is extremely important with any cancer diagnosis, and this is true for oral cancer. Oral cancer certainly can be life-threatening, but the earlier it is diagnosed, the chances for a patient’s survival increases.  Currently, only around 60% of … Continue reading

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Reducing your risks for oral cancer

To reduce your risks of oral cancer, it is strongly recommended to stop tobacco use in any form, limit your alcohol intake to no more than 2 servings a day, and eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables.  A … Continue reading

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Oral Cancer Information

For the past several years, oral cancer has been diagnosed at increasing rates.  Did you know that 75% of these cases can be attributed to lifestyle? The main cause of oral cancer is tobacco use. Most people know that smoking … Continue reading

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Oral Cancer Awareness

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and our team is participating in spreading the word about the importance of regular dental check-ups, as they often serve as early screenings for oral cancer.  During your regular check-up and cleaning, our trained … Continue reading

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