Oral cancer is a serious disease that affects many people across the globe, particularly cigarette smokers and people with a family history of cancer. Though there is a genetic factor involved, there are several things you can do to prevent the development of oral cancer, which we will outline in th…Read More
Oral Cancer Screenings
At Trillium Dental, we make oral cancer screenings part of every dental exam in order to ensure that you are getting the comprehensive dental care you deserve. Our oral cancer screenings are a quick, painless process, where your dentist examines your oral cavity in order to detect any cancerous and precancerous signs. We’ll also feel the mouth and throat tissue to see if there are any concerning abnormalities. Here, you’ll find more information about our oral cancer screenings, as well as some things you should know about oral cancer and how smoking cigarettes affects your oral health. Learn more in our blog, and book your next dental exam with us today!
In our last blog post, we discussed some of the major ways smoking cigarettes and chewing tobacco negatively affect your oral health, like by increasing your risk of developing periodontal disease and oral cancer. Now that you have a solid understanding of how these carcinogens attack the oral cavit…Read More
Most people know that smoking cigarettes and chewing tobacco is bad for their oral health, but many do so anyway. Perhaps it is because they wanted to look cool in front of their teenage friends and formed an addiction over the years, or maybe it’s because they find comfort in the act of smoking w…Read More
As family dentists, we understand that oral cancer screenings and cancers of the mouth might sound scary to some, which is why we’re breaking it all down in this blog post. As it turns out, oral cancer screenings are nothing more than a simple inspection of your mouth, tongue, and gums for any ind…Read More