Posts Tagged ‘ cancer ’

Cysts and Tumors of the Jawbones

Treatment of cysts and tumors of the jaws and facial skeleton (also called Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors) are a common part of my practice (J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:2118-2123, 2013). When and Where we see Cysts and Tumors We see odontogenic cysts and tumors most commonly associated with impacted teeth such as third molars/wisdom teeth. […]

Soldent, a Cutting-Edge Dental Implant Technology

Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) in Castellon, in collaboration with industry professionals, have created a new material prototype for new dental implant option for those with bone deficiencies. It is common to lose bone in areas where teeth were previously removed. Poor bone quality or quantity can be caused by a number of diseases, […]

Alcohol Consumption Increases Risk of Oral Cancer for Men

According to a recent study in the American Journal of Public Health, alcohol consumption causes approximately 20,000 cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, especially oral cancer in men. Cancers of the mouth, esophagus and throat were commonly alcohol-related and the cause of death for men, resulting in about 6,000 total deaths annually. It has […]

Smoking And Oral Health

Smoking can cause bone loss, gum disease and tooth loss.

The Importance Of Oral Biopsies

Persistent mouth sores, changes in mouth color or abnormal growth of mouth tissue may indicate a medical problem.

Debunking The Link Between Mouthwash and Oral Cancer

After years of research the link between oral cancer and mouthwash just isn’t there.