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 »