5 Critical Oral Cancer Facts

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  Dental Checkups Are Not Just About Cavities At The Plano Dentist we urge people to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning.  If you forego biannual dental checkups because you don’t believe you have any tooth decay, perhaps getting an oral cancer screening is a more persuasive reason to see your dentist…

9 Tips For Preventing Gum Disease

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Unfortunately, periodontitis (advanced gum disease) is very common. But completely preventable. Here’s some simple ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy: If you keep your teeth and gums healthy, you will only need to visit the dentist for cleanings and checkups. Not major treatment. 1. Brush properly Brush for two to three minutes, at…

Signs Of Oral Cancer: What Not To Ignore

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Today’s message focuses on a very serious topic—oral (oropharyngeal) cancers. The medical community designates oral cancers as a subset of head and neck cancers. Oral cancers can occur in the following locations: The tongue The roof of the mouth and under the tongue The inside of the cheeks The oropharynx (the part behind the soft…

Unexplained Headaches Or Jaw Pain?

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Malocclusion is the dental term for a problem in the way your top and bottom teeth come together. The ideal bite is when the upper teeth are slightly forward of the lower teeth. You have probably heard of “overbites” and “underbites” but the two arches can be misaligned in many other ways as well. Crowded…