Understanding the Signs of Oral Cancer

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The word “cancer” can strike fear in anyone’s heart. While many types of cancer are now highly treatable, oral cancer remains a deadly exception. Shockingly, one person dies from oral cancer every hour in the United States alone, and the disease often goes undetected until it’s too late for effective treatment. This is why early…

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Men and Their Dental Health

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  Men, in general, tend to be less attentive to their overall personal hygiene than women. This can be especially true for men’s dental hygiene as well, according to recent studies. Recent surveys from the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association show that men are less likely than women to visit the…

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Poor Oral Health Linked To Liver Cancer?

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  Liver cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the cells of your liver. Our liver is an organ that is about the size of a football. Your liver is located in the upper right portion of your abdomen. Your liver sits just beneath your diaphragm and above your stomach. Liver cancer is…

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Is Early Oral Cancer Detection Possible?

Over 50,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oropharyngeal or oral cancer this year alone. It will cause almost 10,000 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day for the entire year. Of those 50,000 or so newly diagnosed oral cancer cases, about 57% will be alive in 5 years. The death rate…

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The Importance Of Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral cancer is cancer of the mouth and throat (larynx). Cancer is defined as the disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body. This abnormal collection of mutated cells can form a tumor. Oral cancer originates in the mouth and throat, but has the ability to spread to other…

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The Benefits Of Drinking Tea And Your Oral Health

Many of us have long known the benefits of drinking tea regularly. Some of these benefits include improving our immune system, building stronger bones, and protect against aging (anti-oxidants). However, drinking tea regularly can also help our dental health. Recent research suggests drinking black or green tea daily can give you amazing dental health benefits.…

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Top Reasons To Invest In Your Dental Health

Maintaining good dental health can often be overlooked in our busy lives. A small investment of time in our smiles can lead to a lifetime of good dental health. The benefits go beyond dental health as recent research has linked dental health to our general health. Below you will find some of the top reasons…

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Beware Of Oral Cancer

Cancer is never an easy disease to face. Many types of cancer are very treatable especially when diagnosed early. Oral cancer is one of those that are easily treatable in its very earliest stages. However, the prognosis changes dramatically once it progresses. Oral cancer is any cancer of the mouth and the pharynx. The most common…

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April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month 2014

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  Oral Cancer Awareness Month April, 2014   Oral Cancer Facts -Expected to have approximately 42,000 new cases of oral cancer diagnosed in 2013 alone. -Males account for almost 70% of all new cases. Survival Rates of Oral Cancer 1 year – 89% survival 5 year – 56% survival 10 year – 41% survival -Approximtely 8,000 deaths per…

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Habits That Harm Your Dental Health

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Harmful Habits Affecting Dental Health Smoking/Tobacco Use. Smoking and tobacco use have been studied extensively over decades of use and have shown to be harmful to our overall health including our oral health. Not only does it stain our teeth and cause periodontal disease, it also increases your risk for oral cancers. While stains may…

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