Posts Tagged ‘cancer screenings’
Poor Oral Health Linked To Liver Cancer?
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…Read More
Preventive Dentistry Acts as a Health Guard
What exactly is preventive dentistry and why is it important in maintenance of our overall health? Preventive Dentistry – The aspects of dentistry concerned with the teeth, oral cavity, and associated structures, including early detection, prevention of disease, diagnosis, treatment of oral tissues, and restoration of defective or missing tissue. “The body is like a…Read More
Does Your Dentist Practice Oral Medicine?
Dentistry is about more than just checking your teeth. Most dentists have extensive training, education, and knowledge of systemic and oral diseases, and the symptoms to be on the lookout for. A good dentist will know how to diagnose these conditions, refer you to specialists, and sometimes prevent them from progressing. All of this adds…Read More
Family Dentist or Pediatric Dentist?
In today’s modern world, dentistry comes in all forms. How do you know which dentist is right for you and your growing family? There are various specialties in dentistry and many of them overlap between different populations of patients. This overlap is very pronounced between family dentists and pediatric dentists. If you have children, do…Read More
April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
Oral Cancer Awareness Month April, 2013 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…Read More