Oral Cancer: Early Diagnosis Makes A Big Difference

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When it comes to oral cancer mortality rates, Decatur Smiles reminds you that two numbers are key: 40% and 90%. 40% of individuals who receive a late-stage diagnosis die within five years. However, the survival rate for early stage diagnosis is 90%. Oral Cavity and Oropharynx—Mouth and Throat Cancers that start in the mouth (or…

Helping Teeth Survive Adolescence

Categories: Family Dentistry
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If you are the parent of a daughter or son, you may already have some concerns about your child’s well-being. As young men and women progress toward complete independence, some make questionable choices when it comes to health. You may know teens that skip meals and others that eat ramen noodles for lunch and dinner.…