Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Are you on medication? One of the most common side effects of most prescription drugs is dry mouth. This can increase the risk for tooth decay. Your risk of dry mouth is increased if you are undergoing treatment and medication for any of these illnesses and chronic conditions: acne, asthma, allergies, Alzheimer’s disease, anemia, anxiety, cancer, […]

Oral Cancer Screenings, Why We Need Them

Oral Cancer Screenings and Why We Need Them Why do we need oral cancer screenings? I figured April would be a great month for this article to come out oral cancer screenings. April, as you may or may not know, is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. See? Pretty apt time for this, eh? First off, here […]

Dental Problems and Aging

Dental Problems and Aging Some of the main dental problems that start showing up when you’re getting older: Well, obviously as something get’s older (like your teeth) more and more things are liable to occur with them. This is why, when speaking about your teeth, regular cleanings and checkups become more and more important. I’m […]

Oral cancer, the silent killer.

Oral Cancer is among the top most deadly cancers in the world. Oral cancer. A report by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons stated that: Oral cancer kills one person, every hour, every day… “Oral cancer is typically detected by a doctor, not a dentist, by which time it is usually a late-stage diagnosis,” […]