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Dentists Are Key To Detecting Oral Cancer

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Get Screened for Oral Cancer 48,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. If you’ve used tobacco or had a history of HPV, you’re at a higher risk of contracting oral cancer. Fortunately, it can be detected early. Your dentist can be the key to your diagnosis. 6 Symptoms of Oral Cancer CONSULT YOUR DENTIST IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THESE 6 SYMPTOMS: 1. Any sore that persists longer than 2 weeks 2. Red or white patches in the...

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What Is The Gum Disease Infection Connection?

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Midtown Manhattan NYC Dentist Shares The Gum Disease Infection Connection Gum disease is more common than you may think, it has been reported that 3 out of every 4 Americans have signs of mild periodontal disease or gingivitis. There is a lot of recent research in the area of gum disease, with particular concentration on the connection between oral inflammation, infection, and other major overall health problems. Emerging studies link...

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Oral Cancer Symptoms

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

What Are Head & Neck Cancers? According to the experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – doctors in other words, not overly caffeinated dental health blog post writers – head and neck cancer encompasses a wide range of tumors that can develop in several areas of the head and neck, including the throat, larynx (voice box), nose, sinuses, and mouth. As we’ve discussed on this blog before, cancer of the oral cavity...

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Oral Cancer Screenings: What Are They & Why Do We Need Them?

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Oral Cancer Screenings at the Dentist An oral cancer screening is usually part of a normal dental exam, where your dentist inspects your face, neck, lips, and mouth to look for any signs of oral cancer.   We all need one because close to 43,250 people in the U.S. will be newly diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. (Source: Oral Cancer Foundation). Dentists are often the first line of defense against oral cancer, because...

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Manhattan Dentist: The Oral Cancer & HPV Connection

Posted by on Jul 11, 2013 in Manhattan Dental Health | 0 comments

Oral cancer is one of the fastest growing types of cancer we are seeing today. A simple and painless test performed by your Manhattan & NYC dentist annually during your regular dental check-ups can certainly help identify potential warning signs of oral cancer. The Oral Cancer Foundation goes on to suggest that a little self-examination can go a long way in between dental visits.   Manhattan NYC Dentist Offers Oral Cancer Screenings  ...

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