Have you seen our team for a checkup this year? Each year, we would like to see you twice for a checkup, and during one of these visits, we want to screen your smile for oral cancer. In today’s blog, your Brighton, MA, dentists would like to discuss the importance of undergoing screening, and also… Read more »
Category: Oral Cancer
When we talk about routine exams, we often discuss the dangers and warning signs of issues like tooth decay and gum disease. But what about oral cancer? A very serious disease, and one that over 53,000 people will be diagnosed with this year alone, this issue is best treated following an early identification with a… Read more »
Our last blog was a reminder to undergo a routine checkup and cleaning, using your dental insurance benefits before they expire in December. We would like to take this opportunity to continue this discussion, reminding our adult patients why seeing their Brighton, MA, dentists for an oral cancer screening at least once a year is… Read more »
According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, over 49, 750 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year alone. Nearly 10,000 of those diagnosed will succumb to the disease. However, recovery rates increase the earlier the issue is diagnosed. For that reason, we always urge our Brighton, MA, patients to start the year with an… Read more »
When we examine your smile every few months, we look for signs of decay and other oral health concerns. But did you know that we also screen for oral cancer? Undergoing a screening for this serious disease is crucial for your oral health.
How familiar are you with the need for an oral cancer screening? Do you know what to expect, when to receive a screening, or why you need one? In general, we suggest you come to recognize the fact that the sooner we detect cancer, the easier it is to treat, and the greater your chance… Read more »
When was the last time you received an oral cancer screening? Each year in the United States, over 43,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer. Without early diagnosis and subsequent treatment, nearly half of that number will succumb to the disease within five years. To protect your overall health, you should always undergo routine oral… Read more »
Prolonged exposure to the sun can increase your risk of lip and oral cancers. Visit Dr. Villani to protect your smile this summer.
While you’re preparing your skin for your day in the summer sun, you could be leaving yourself vulnerable to oral cancer. Find out how to protect yourself.