Oral Cancer: Early Diagnosis Makes A Big Difference

Categories: Oral Health
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When it comes to oral cancer mortality rates, two numbers are key: 40% and 90%. 40% of individuals who receive a late-stage diagnosis die within five years. However, the survival rate for early stage diagnosis is 90%. Oral Cavity and Oropharynx—Mouth and Throat Cancers that originate in the mouth (or oral cavity) are labeled oral […]

Smokeless Is Not Harmless For Plano Tobacco Chewers

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Hello Plano family dental friends. Today’s topic is ‘The Dangers Of Smokeless Tobacco’. Cigarette sales at most Plano stores have decreased in the past decade, but some Plano tobacco consumers have switched to smokeless products. There is a common misconception in the Plano¬†area (especially among teens) that smokeless tobacco is harmless. This is absolutely not […]

Oral Cancer Screening

In recent times, the fight against cancer has received much media attention, mostly the fight against breast cancer. Dr. Mejia warns that a very common type of cancer is often forgotten and overlooked when it comes to protecting your health‚ĶOral Cancer. The American Dental Association states that only half of all patients diagnosed with oral […]