Tag: mansfield tx oral cancer

Dental Check ups Include Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer is an insidious disease that is more treatable and less dangerous if caught in earlier stages. At every check up and cleaning at your Mansfield dentists’ office, Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris will screen for oral cancer. An oral cancer screening begins with a discussion of any concerns or symptoms you may be experiencing…. Read more »

Your Mansfield Dentists Focus on Oral Cancer Screening

Most people view dental check ups and cleanings as simply an opportunity to get their teeth polished and treated for cavities.  Your Mansfield dentists, Dr. Blair Jones and Dr. Seth Harris, offer another crucial and potentially life-saving element at each dental check up and cleaning: an oral cancer screening. Oral cancer refers to cancer of… Read more »

The Truth about Smoking and Your Oral Health

Everyone knows that smoking is bad for you. Most associate it with causing lung cancer, but did you know that smoking threatens the health of your teeth and gums and can lead to oral cancer? Your Mansfield dentists, Dr. Blair Jones and Dr. Seth Harris, echo the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) as it… Read more »

A Geography of Oral Cancer

Every year in the United States, more than 42,000 new cases of oral cancer are diagnosed. Of those cases, nearly 50% will not survive beyond five years of receiving a diagnosis because the cancer wasn’t discovered until it had reached an advanced stage. Key to survival is early detection, and key to early detection is… Read more »