Why Do You Need Dental CheckUps?
Why Do I Need To Have Dental CheckUps? Dental checkups or exams are important to keep your permanent teeth healthy for the rest of your life. It is recommended to have a dental checkup done twice a year. For most people this is enough, but in some cases where there is dental problems such as gum […]
Prevent Oral Cancer With Your Diet
Oral cancer includes the cancer of the mouth and throat and is an ever growing disease. There are already a number of people who are suffering from this horrible cancer. The most common causative agents of oral cancer are alcohol and smoking, but these are not the only causes of oral cancer. Other factors that […]
Tips On How To Self-Examine For Oral Cancer
Self-examine for Oral Cancer: Oral cancer is a type of cancer that if caught early, the survival rate is very high. But unfortunately, most people don’t check for this type of cancer regularly and cancers of the mouth grow very quickly and once it does, the survival rate is very low. Oral cancer can […]
Tongue Cancer: Everything you need to know
Oral cancer or head and neck cancer can come in many forms, one of these is tongue cancer. Doctors and dentists are looking closely into the many cancers that can be found in the mouth to determine how to lessen their incidence at least, if it cannot be totally treated. In tongue cancer, the […]
Link Between Smoking and Root Canals
The list of why people need to quit smoking seems to be endless. And now, there’s another reason why you should quit smoking. A study from the Goldman School of Dental Medicine in Boston University just found that smoking causes significant increase in a person’s need for a root canal treatment. A smoker’s gender comes […]
How to Save Money by Going to Regular Dental Checkups?
You can never save too much. If you look closely on the ‘art of spending’, saving on the things or services you purchase is a form of success. And this concept applies to everything in life, even your dental care; well, especially on your dental care. So if you can, you might want to save […]
9 Tips You Can Do Today to Stop Smoking
It is a common knowledge that smoking is dangerous to your health, most especially on your mouth, teeth and gums. And it is not only oral cancer that you have to think of. There are various oral conditions that can be caused by smoking such as mouth sores, gum disease and tooth decay. That is […]
Danger Signs: Smoking and Oral Health
As adults, we all know that cigarette or tobacco smoking is hazardous to our body’s health. But do we really know how smoking and oral health come hand in hand? Nowadays, a lot of people, even the young ones, are captivated in smoking because of the lack of education of what the threats are. […]
What is oral cancer screening?
Oral cancer screening is a routine part of a dental examination. Regular check-ups, including an examination of the entire mouth, are essential in the early detection of cancerous and pre-cancerous conditions. Oral cancer is a devastating, even deadly, cancer that can go unnoticed until it has progressed to later stages. It is important to remember that your doctor does […]