Oral Cancer Screening: What Is It and Who Should Get It?

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Oral cancer is shown to affect up to 50,000 people every year in the United States and many more worldwide. Despite advances in treatment and diagnosis, a  five-year survival rate for oral cancer is less than 60%. This is because although oral cancer is not difficult to diagnose, morbidity and mortality rates are high because of late detection and diagnosis. …

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5 Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

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Teeth discoloration may occur at any age, but it becomes more common as we age, and can even be caused by lifestyle choices. This discoloration could make your teeth have a pale, yellowish appearance or develop stains over time. Teeth discoloration can be both intrinsic and extrinsic. Intrinsic discoloration results from some kind of childhood illness, medication or aging. On …

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What Are Dental Implants and How Do They Work?

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More than 178 million Americans have lost at least one tooth due to tooth decay, periodontal disease, or injury. The treatment options for lost teeth can be bridges, dentures, and dental implants. However, dentures, bridges, or crowns are not always the best solution, and your dentist may recommend a dental implant before more significant consequences arise. Dental implants feel, look …

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