Oral Cancer Prevention Tips

Oral Cancer Prevention Tips

Published on May 15, 2019 by
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The best offense when considering the risk of oral cancer is a good defense. It’s always easier to prevent cancer by limiting risk factors than it is to treat a patient who has already developed the disease. Although frightening, oral cancer can be treated effectively, especially if discovered early on. Routine dental visits can prevent […]

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What is Periodontal Disease and How to Prevent it?

Published on March 18, 2019 by
Female patient undergoing a dental checkup in clinic

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is comprised of two separate words: perio which means around and dontal, meaning teeth. Periodontal disease is an infection of the gum that surrounds the teeth. Periodontal disease is a progressive condition that can destroy soft tissue rapidly.The leading cause of gum disease or periodontal disease is poor […]

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