What Does Your Mouth Say About Your Health?

When looking into your mouth, a dentist can identify many things about the condition of your health. In fact, he or she may even be able to tell you about health problems that you are not even aware of yet. By making regular dental visits, the information gained from a visit could help you get […]

A Simple Brush Biopsy Can Detect Oral Cancer

Oral cancer typically spreads rather fast. Most often, it is not detected until it is already in an advanced stage. For this reason, doctors and researchers continue to try and develop new methods of detecting it while in the early stages. This type of cancer usually starts in the squamous cells, which refers to the […]

How to Spot Added Risk For Tooth Cavities?

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Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options Having cavities is always a problem. Besides having to put up with the tooth pain for a while, you will usually have to take time off from work to go to a dentist, too. Anyone can get a cavity, but some people seem to have more than others, and sometimes, […]

How Serious Are Risks of Early Tooth Loss in Kids?

How Serious Are Risks of Early Tooth Loss in Kids

It Can Be a Big Deal if Your Child Loses the Baby Teeth Early Children are naturally going to lose their toddler teeth but early tooth loss in kids could affect their teeth and mouth for many years. Some will be lost because they fall and their mouth hits furniture or some other object. Other […]

How Does Gum Disease Affect Your Pancreas?

How Does Gum Disease Affect Your Pancreas

Oral bacteria linked to pancreatic problems including cancer Although gum disease has already been tied to a number of serious diseases, the connection has now been made between periodontitis and pancreatic cancer. Researchers have concluded that having two types of bacteria commonly found in gum disease will raise your risk of cancer.  About the Pancreas […]