Posts Tagged ‘oral cancer’

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers in the United States for 2022 are: About 54,000 new cases of oral cavity or oropharyngeal cancer. About 11, 230 deaths from oral cavity or oropharyngeal cancer. Early detection can result in better options when it comes…

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The Negative Effects of Tobacco Use On Your Health

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Tobacco has long been recognized as a detriment to our health, having a negative affect on so many aspects of a tobacco users health. November is Mouth Cancer Awareness Month so it’s a good time to consider kicking the tobacco habit. The American Cancer Society estimates that about 54,010 new cases of oral cavity or…

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Stop Bad Breath Where It Starts

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With more opportunities this summer to share our smiles what better time to take a moment and consider our dental health. Enjoying time with friends and family feels great so making sure we keep our breath fresh and healthy isn’t only appreciated but also supports good oral health. Let’s take a look at a few…

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April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the perfect time to focus on preventative measures you can take to help aid in early detection and treatment. Oral and pharyngeal cancer (cancer of the mouth and upper throat) collectively kill nearly one person every hour of every day of the year. Those who survive may suffer long-term…

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Smoking & Your Dental Health

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40 million U.S. adults smoke cigarettes, and about 4.7 million middle and high school students use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes. Each year, nearly half a million Americans die prematurely of smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, making tobacco use the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States.…

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No Butts About It, Don’t Smoke

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The smell of smoke on your clothes and hair. Tobacco-stained teeth.  The expense tied to the cost of purchasing cigarettes.  Outside of the aesthetic, cosmetic and even financial reasons to not smoke, there are so many effects on your overall health. Tooth Discoloration Discolored, yellow teeth are a direct result of smoking.  Stained teeth can…

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