STATISTICS One person dies from oral cancer every hour. Approximately 35,000 people in the US will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. Over 40% of those diagnosed will die within five years. The high mortality rate associated with oral cancer is due to the late stage of diagnosis. The incidence rate for oral.. read more →

12 Nov 2013
November 12, 2013

Gum Disease- and your Overall Health

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Everyone has heard of gum disease (or gingivitis), and many people are even familiar with periodontal disease, which happens when gum disease progresses to affect the bone surrounding the teeth. What most people don’t know, however, is the effect periodontal disease can have on your overall health. Periodontal disease (periodontitis) is an infection of the.. read more →