On the Lookout for Oral Cancer

Categories: Blog, Cancer
On the Lookout for Oral Cancer

Oral cancer screenings are performed regularly at dental exams, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be paying attention to your dental hygiene between appointments. Taking matters into your own hands is the best way to maintain your oral health. Not sure how to screen for oral cancer? We’ll show you! What is oral pathology? This…

How to Check Yourself for Oral Cancer

Categories: Cancer
How to Check Yourself for Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is serious business. The good news is that you can do something about it. Regular self-examinations may help you pick up on warning signs in time to act on them. Oral health professionals are experts on mouths, but the only expert on you is YOU. If you notice something strange going on in your mouth, contacting a professional at our office is your best mode of action.

Cold Turkey for quitting!

Dr Massoomi Cold Turkey

Well it seems there is new research that cold turkey quitting may be more effective than a “quitting plan”. Lindson-Hawley and her team from Oxford University set out to compare the two strategies to see which one is a more effective approach.  Looks like its the cold turkey! According to the American Cancer Society (ACS),…

Tanning bed anyone?

Illuminated tanning bed

Many may not be aware….but did you know: Tanning beds are now considered a Medical device by the FDA? it carries a BLACK BOX warnings? …and should not be used by minors under 18 years? Why?  I have mothers of my underage parents asking me this! Skin cancer is the most common malignancy in the United States.…