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Everything listed under: Oral cancer

  • Have we found the smoking gun for vaping?

    E-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) have gained popularity in recent years among young people and former cigarette smokers as they’re perceived to be healthier and are a more socially-accepted alternative to conventional smoking. But are they as harmless as the promoters of e-cigarettes claim them to be?Electronic nicotine delivery systems were invented in 2003 by a pharmacist in China. They began to appear on the market in 2004 and have since been steadily g...  Read More...

  • Benefits of regular dental check-ups

    You know you should visit your dentist at least twice a year for cleaning and check-ups. But when life gets busy, it can seem tough to fit in the time for those dental visits—especially when there doesn’t ‘feel’ like anything is wrong. “How bad could it be?” you wonder, to skip the appointment just this once.   Read More...

  • New studies link gum disease to HPV causing oral cancer

    A recent study has found yet another link between periodontal disease and other health problems. According to researchers at the University of Buffalo, USA, the presence of chronic gum inflammation (periodontitis) may leave the mouth more vulnerable to invasion by a virus that can cause cancers of the head and neck. The culprit is Human Papilloma Virus, or HPV.   Read More...

  • The link between smoking and oral health

    The last few weeks we’ve had a number of patients discuss the fact they’re having a go at quitting smoking. Today, there is an enormous amount of information available to indicate that smoking has a negative impact on your health and a huge array of aids to help in the quitting process. Most people are aware of the risk for oral cancer from smoking, but you may be surprised that eliminating smoking will do more for you than just about any other kind of dental health protocol (not that we advocat...  Read More...

  • Help Prevent Oral Cancer With Good Dental Care

    I would like to thank Chris Iliades, MD for the following article.  Oral cancer is on the increase and with early detection, it is curable. Help Prevent Oral Cancer With Good Dental Care Studies have shown a link between oral cancer and neglected teeth and gums. Here are simple steps you can start today.   Read More...

  • Lumps Bumps and the Dreaded Oral Cancer Check

    Lumps Bumps and the Dreaded Oral Cancer Check by The Dentist Brisbane What’s Behind That Dreaded Oral Cancer Check? No one likes to hear the word ‘cancer’ much less think about it. Would it make you feel better to know that a simple, painless exam at your dentist’s office can detect oral cancers at an early stage, when the treatments are relatively easier and survival rates are good?   Read More...