Archive for April, 2022

Oral HPV Cancer

Author: Dr. Sarah Mischo, DMD The month of April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Even reading the word cancer can cause anxiety for many people, but some basic knowledge about prevention and early detection can greatly reduce your risk of developing oral cancer. While there are many different causes of oral cancer, the Human Papilloma […]

Protect Your Skin and Lips

Author: Dr. Alison Vitelli, DMD, FAGD April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month.  Also, time for better weather coming up and families getting ready to enjoy the wonderful outdoors. With spending more time outside we need to make sure we’re paying attention to taking care of our skin and lips. Prolonged exposure to sun rays can be a […]

Oral Cancer

Author: Kimberly N. Powell, DDS, MS, FAGD According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), approximately 54,000 Americans are expected to be diagnosed with oral or oropharyngeal cancer this year.  The AGD reports that the death rate of this cancer is particularly high, not because it is difficult o treat, but because it is often […]

Stay Healthy

Author: Dr. David Dickerhoff, DDS, MAGD, FOCOI A survey in Becker’s Dental Review (3/29/22, Hatton) reports that a March survey shows “two-thirds of dentists continue to require masks in their offices for patients and staff.” In the survey conducted by the American Dental Association, 67% of dentists said that they require patients to wear masks while […]