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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

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Curt Schilling Blames Smokeless Tobacco for His Oral Cancer
...Recently, the legendary right-hand pitcher Curt Schilling revealed that he had been treated for oral cancer — and said that his chewing tobacco habit was to blame...

Dental Implants and Smoking - Cause for Concern?
... Smoking, as you know, has harmful effects in your mouth (even leaving aside the risk of oral cancer)...

5 Tips to Keeping a Healthy Mouth During Your College Years
...Consuming too much alcohol can do more than leave you momentarily impaired — it can cause dry mouth, which contributes to tooth decay and increases your risk of oral cancer...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Oral cancer screening...

June Is Men's Health Month
...Routine exams include not only a check for tooth decay and gum disease—they also include screening for oral cancer...

Steely Dan Founder's Death Highlights Importance of Early Cancer Detection
...This disease, which is related to oral cancer, may not get as much attention as some others...

Reduce Your Oral Cancer Risk with Better Diet and Lifestyle Choices
...But good habits could also lower your risk for a more dangerous type of disease — oral cancer...

Diet and Lifestyle Changes Could Lower Your Risk of Oral Cancer
Oral cancer is one of the more dangerous malignancies people face...

Oral Cancer
Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers today and has one of the lowest survival rates, with thousands of new cases being reported each year...