Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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...Next digital x-rays and photos will be taken, a periodontal (gum) screening, check for decay and oral cancer exam will be done to evaluate the health of your teeth and gums...

Did You Know? Major League Baseball Players Have New Restrictions on Chewing Tobacco
Chewing tobacco is a known cause of oral cancer, yet many a Major League Baseball player has been seen walking onto the field with a round tin visibly poking out of his back pocket...

How Smoking Causes Dental Stains and Other Problems
...Couple smoking with alcohol and you are now 15 times more likely to develop oral cancer than someone who doesn’t smoke...

A Healthy Diet Could Lower Your Risk of Oral Cancer
... Diet is also a prominent factor in reducing the risk for another serious mouth disease — oral cancer...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Oral cancer screening...

Diet and Lifestyle Choices Key to Dental Health During College Years
...And unsafe sexual practices increase your risk for contracting the human papilloma virus (HPV16) that's been linked with oral cancer, among other serious health problems...

Stay Ahead of Gum Disease Re-Infection with Periodontal Maintenance
... Since our goal is to reduce the chances of re-infection as much as possible, we'll thoroughly examine your teeth, gums and any implants for signs of disease (we'll also include an oral cancer screening)...

Sometimes It's Good to Be a Quitter: Smoking and Oral Health
...10 years later the risk of oral cancer is about equal to that of a nonsmoker...

Steely Dan Founder's Death Highlights Importance of Early Cancer Detection
...This disease, which is related to oral cancer, may not get as much attention as some others...

June Is Men's Health Month
...Routine exams include not only a check for tooth decay and gum disease—they also include screening for oral cancer...

We'll Help You Maintain Your Oral Health After Gum Disease
...During your visit we’ll carefully examine your mouth, as well as screen you for any signs of potential oral cancer...

Be Alert to the Unintended Consequences of Cancer Treatment to Oral Health
...Treating throat or oral cancer, for example, could damage your mouth's salivary glands or bone...

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