Catch Oral Cancer Early Through Your Dental Visits

Are you keeping up with your dental visits? If not, you could be putting more than your teeth at risk. Oral cancer is serious and checked with every dental checkup in the office. That is why our team here at Turlock Dental Care in Turlock, California, is happy to give you this information on oral cancer, so you can catch... read more »

Are You Ready for Oral Cancer Awareness Month?

With April around the corner, are you ready for oral cancer awareness month? April is designated oral cancer awareness month, where the dental community unites to create public awareness of oral cancer and pharyngeal cancer. This is an increasingly important program, as the cure rates for this type of cancer are typically low, killing 8,000 people every year. In the... read more »

Oral Cancer Risk Factors and Symptoms

A positive cancer diagnosis at any age or stage of development is always a serious matter. This is why oral cancer screenings and maintaining an up to date health history are an important part of your regular dental checkup. According to the American Dental Association 1 in 92 adults will develop oral or pharyngeal cancer at some point in their... read more »

Your Dentist, Your Smile, and Lasers

Have you ever heard about a friend visiting the dentist only to have lasers used in his or her treatment? Or have you heard of a dentist advertising the benefits of laser dentistry? Do you ever wonder what said benefits could be, or if laser dentistry is even safe? In fact, dentist have been employing lasers since the 90s, for... read more »