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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral Cancer Awareness Month Ribbon

Oral cancer is not among the most common forms of cancer in the United States, but it still impacts an estimated 54,000 adults in the U.S. every year. When caught early, oral cancer is often treatable. Left undetected, it can prove fatal.

Around 13,500 people die each year from this disease.

American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, an effort from the American Heart Association intended to raise awareness of heart disease along with support for research into its cures. It also marks a good time to consider your oral health and the impact your daily hygiene routine can have on the health of your heart.

Better Oral Health: A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep

Woman in dental chair looking into mirror and smiling

Historians have traced the tradition of making New Year’s Resolutions to 45 BCE, the first year in which the Julian calendar was used. In those early days, participants would resolve to be better people in general. Over time, however, the practice evolved to focus on improvements that could be made to enhance overall health and happiness.

Looking to Protect Your Children’s Teeth? Consider the "Switch Witch"

Protect Your Childrens' Teeth at Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner and many parents who are concerned about their children’s oral and systemic health are looking for a good alternative to all the candy that comes with it. Enter the "Switch Witch", a concept thought up by a mother of two who didn’t want to keep her kids from trick-or-treating but wasn’t looking forward to the health issues that follow excessive sugar consumption either.

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