Gum Disease Affects More Than Just Your Mouth

Hello everyone, Dr. Jason here, I wanted to write about a topic that is often overlooked when it comes to overall dental hygiene—our gums!  Dental hygiene predominately focuses on the importance of brushing, and how this leads to healthy teeth.  With the focus almost solely on preserving the health of our teeth, sometimes we forget about our … Continue reading Gum Disease Affects More Than Just Your Mouth

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

For more than a decade there has been an increase in the rate of occurrence of oral and oropharyngeal cancers.  While some think this is a rare cancer, mouth cancers will be newly diagnosed in about 132 new individuals each day in the US alone, and a person dies from oral cancer every hour of … Continue reading Oral Cancer Awareness Month