oral cancer Tag

Benefit of Routine Cleaning

An Unexpected Benefit

Routine Dental Cleaning Discovers Potentially Fatal Disease A proper routine in oral hygiene is vital! Brushing for two minutes, twice a day, supplemented with flossing and mouthwash, keeps your teeth strong and your mouth healthy by preventing cavities and gum disease. Another part of that routine...

Suffering from TMJ pain has a solution and our Placerville dentists are it.

Men and Dentists

Regular preventive dental care is important for everyone, but studies have shown that men are more likely to neglect their health and ignore negative symptoms. While “If it isn't broke...

Our Placerville dentists often get questions about dental matters. Here is the answer to a question about tooth piercing.

Placerville Oral Surgery Questions Answered

Surgery — it's a frightening word for some. Nevertheless, oral surgery is often needed to restore dental health. When you're the patient, you probably will have questions, so our local Placerville dentists want to answer some of those that are frequently asked. When does the Placerville Dental...

Oral cysts are often discovered during routine dental exams.

Placerville Oral Cancer Screening

Why do our Placerville dentists perform an oral cancer screening at every routine dental exam? Because cancer screening is easy to do, painless and can save your life! With some simple steps and understanding about the risks for oral cancer, our Placerville Dental Group patients...

Cigarettes are a leading risk factor for oral cancer.

The Symptoms and Risks for Oral Cancer

Things You Need to Know About Oral Cancer Visiting our Placerville dentists every six months is good for your mouth. An additional and potentially life-saving benefit to regular dental cleanings and exams is the opportunity to have our dental professionals check for the early signs of...

Smoking has deleterious affects on the gums and other oral tissues.

How Smoking Affects Oral Health

Tobacco use may be one of the biggest risk factors in the development of periodontal disease.” — David A. Albert, D.D.S., M.P.H., associate professor at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, millions of Americans per...

Alcohol and tobacco together greatly increase your oral cancer risk.

Avoid Oral Cancer Risks

The staff of the Placerville Dental Group cares about your health. One major form of disease often diagnosed first by dentists is oral cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2015 over 45,000 Americans were diagnosed with oral cancer and almost nine thousand died of...

Caring for your tongue should be part of your usual dental routine. The Placerville Dental Group can help!

Sticking Up for Your Tongue

You Don't Have to Stick Your Neck Out to Care for This Important Organ Our last article sang the virtues of your incredible tongue. It helps you eat, chew, swallow, talk, sip, slurp and sing. It is one of the most used muscles in your body,...