Oral Cancer & HPV

Oral cancer is one of the fastest growing types of cancer we are seeing today.

A simple and painless test performed by your Franklin Township NJ dentist annually during your regular dental check-ups can certainly help identify potential warning signs of oral cancer.

The Oral Cancer Foundation goes on to suggest that a little self-examination can go a long way in between dental visits.
 

Franklin Township NJ Dentist Offers Oral Cancer Screenings

As you’ll see and hear in the video below, according to Head & Neck Oncologist at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York, Dr. Marshall Posner MD, there are essentially two major causes of how people get oral cancer.


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Franklin Township NJ Dentist Shares Common Root Canal Myths & Truths

In case you missed our last installment of enthralling root canal news in this post, let’s answer that question immediately.

A root canal is a dental procedure to remove the infected tooth pulp when it gets infected due to a cavity or trauma.

A root canal is a procedure done to save the damaged or dead pulp in the root canal of the tooth. (Source: Academy of General Dentistry)


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Franklin Township NJ Dentist Shares the Most Important 2 Minutes of the Day

Two measly minutes…that’s all it takes to brush your teeth.

Do it two times a day, for two minutes at a clip – along with daily flossing – and you’ll be well on your way to not only optimal oral (& overall) health, but saving money on healthcare as well!

Along with potentially saving $1000s on oral & overall healthcare, regular brushing & flossing can prevent nasty bacteria that could actually become so toxic as to enter our bloodstream & lead to all types of overall health maladies.


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Summertime is Checkup Time

It’s not like we should need a good time to see our dentist, but for most of us convenience is a key factor.

With everything else going on in life, sometimes scheduling – and/or keeping – that dentist appointment can prove challenging at best.

But summer is the smile season, and you shouldn’t neglect your smile just because there’s too much other stuff to do.


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Curt Schilling Blames Oral Cancer on Chewing Tobacco

While most sports fans are aware of former Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly’s battle with sinus cancer, and the recent passing of one of baseball’s greatest hitter ever – Tony Gwynn – up until earlier today most of us weren’t aware that another famous athlete is dealing with mouth cancer.

Former Boston Red Sox 2004 World Series winning pitcher Curt Schilling is currently fighting oral cancer.


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Dr. Joseph Haddad is listed at DentistDig.com