Posts Tagged ‘ oral cancer ’

Dentists Look For These 6 Symptoms of Oral Cancer

Dentists Detect Oral Cancer Too Dentists don’t just diagnose cavities & gum disease, your dentist can also detect oral cancer. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, about 51,550 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. This includes those cancers that occur in the mouth itself, in the very back of the mouth known […]

How To Screen Yourself 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 […]

Chewing Tobacco & Oral Cancer In Baseball

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 […]

How Is HPV Connected to Oral Cancer?

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 Wayne 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 that […]

Can You Spot 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, […]

What Are Oral Cancer Screenings & Why Do We All 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 […]

6 Steps to Quit Smoking

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 […]