Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Routine Dental Visit Saves Daughter's Life

A remarkable story reported by FoxNews shares the incredible survival of a young 11-year-old girl.

An alert hygienist noticed that the girls' eyes were yellow. She pointed this out to the dentist, who in turn told the mother to get her to a doctor.

This small discovery led to the girl's fight for her life. A tumor was discovered, and thankfully after heroic measures, the young girl was able to return to full health.

You may feel a little bothered by our routine health questions, reminder phone calls, and emails but if you look at the "big picture" we care about you and want to help you remain healthy and happy.

Scheduling regular dental cleanings and exams is one way to thank your body for working so hard for you. Be proactive in your health habits. Do your part of eating well and exercising and staying current on routine medical and dental visits. All of these choices add up to a stronger body that can fight the good fight.

We are one phone call away. Schedule your appointment today!

Signs & Symptoms of Oral Cancer

Below are some of the signs and symptoms you could experience when oral cancer develops. If you have any of these signs or symptoms, please call us immediately!

Early detection SAVES LIVES! 

Self-Exam for Oral Cancer

You've heard us say that knowledge is power, and when it comes to oral cancer, knowing how to perform a self-exam can save your life.

Here are the simple steps of an oral cancer self-exam:

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Early Detection Saves Lives!

With regular, semi-annual cleanings our hygienists and Dr. Clark will perform oral cancer screenings, free of charge. That is how important it is to them! In fact, Dr. Clark has been the first one to diagnosis several conditions that our patients had no idea they were experiencing.

Give yourself the peace of mind by scheduling these important appointments and by knowing you are being proactive in your healthcare.

We are here to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any issues that could potentially harm you.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Are You At Risk For Oral Cancer?

Oral cancers are becoming far more prevalent than in times past. Our living and eating habits have increased the likelihood that you or someone you know will be diagnosed with oral cancer in their lifetime.

In the United States alone over 50,000 cases of oral cancer are diagnosed every year. The sad truth is that many more lives can be saved with early detection. Far too often people ignore their oral health care, which can be a fatal decision.

The greatest thing you can do for yourself and your loved ones is to stay up on your semi-annual dental exams and cleanings. Dr. Clark and our hygienists are experts in oral cancer detection. If you ever have sores, swelling, or unexplained tenderness in your mouth, please schedule an appointment immediately. It could be the difference between life and death for you!