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Patient Education

Oral Cancer: Are You At Risk?

Oral Cancer Awareness Month- Know your risk Ever wondered why the dentist asks you to stick out your tongue during a dental cleaning? It might seem silly, but this quick check is a screening for oral cancer. Screenings can help save your life because early detection...

Oral Cancer Risk Factors

6 Risk Factors for Oral Cancer Sticking out your tongue at your dentist might seem a little silly or juvenile, but it this simple check could save your life. At our routine dental cleanings, we ask patients for permission to do an oral cancer screening. Early...

4 Tips To Amp Up Your Flossing Game

In addition to brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing once a day should be part of your oral hygiene routine. Your toothbrush cannot effectively clean between your teeth. Flossing helps remove plaque, a sticky film that contains bacteria. Plaque thrives...