If you notice something different about your tongue, don’t ignore it. White, red, black or bumps? Those are all things that should be checked out by your doctor.
You might be surprised to learn that the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus (HPV) is a leading cause of throat cancers, and it spreads from person to person via oral sex.
Did you know dental checkups can be your first line of defense against oral cancer? Many dentists screen for growths and sores in your mouth in addition to checking your teeth.
Here are 7 key questions to ask your oncologist after you’ve been diagnosed with cancer.
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It’s important not to ignore mouth sores because sometimes they can be serious problems, including oral cancer. Take note of these 7 signs.
Good dental care is about more than just keeping your teeth and gums healthy — it’s about keeping your entire body healthy. Sometimes a problem in your mouth is a symptom of a problem elsewhere in your body, says, Todd Coy, DMD, Cleveland Clinic’s Head of Dentistry. For example, plaque buildup on your teeth may … Read More
Nine million Americans use smokeless tobacco. Users are often under the impression that smokeless tobacco is “safer” than inhaled alternatives. The truth is, there are 28 cancer-causing toxins in smokeless products. What is it, and what are its effects? Smokeless tobacco is not burned. Most people chew or suck the tobacco in their mouth and … Read More