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…

Relax. Your Teeth Will Thank You.

Categories: Oral Health
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Most individuals have been warned about the physical effects of stress. Our doctors remind us to protect ourselves from the dangers of unmanaged stress by eating healthy, exercising regularly, and getting adequate sleep. We know that we shouldn’t try to relieve stress with overeating, unhealthy alcohol consumption, smoking, or compulsive spending. (Even though many of…

Dental Questions? We Have Answers.

Categories: Oral Health
South Cullman cosmetic dental and tooth implants

My name is Dr.  Stephanie Teichmiller. My dental practice, Decatur Smiles, has been serving the Decatur area since 1990. If you have questions about oral health, cosmetic dentistry, preventative dentistry, children’s dental sealants, tooth implants, oral sedation, safe teeth whitening, or invisible braces, come to us for answers. My comprehensive staff has helped me create…

7 Surprising Causes Of Bad Breath

Categories: Oral Health
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Men and women who have chronic bad breath understand the embarrassment and frustration associated with this ailment. There are several possible causes, some that are often overlooked: Poor oral hygiene Digestive problems Systemic infection Bacteria on dentures Gum disease Food particles on tonsils Dry mouth At Decatur Smiles, we can help you with this distressing…