Category: Oral Cancer

Have You Had An Oral Cancer Screening In 2021?

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 »

Do You Need An Oral Cancer Screening?

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 »

End Your Year With An Oral Cancer Screening

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 »

Schedule An Oral Cancer Screening

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 »

Q&A: Oral Cancer Screenings

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 »

Quiz: Do I Need an Oral Cancer Screening?

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 »