Posts Tagged: preventive dentistry

Oral Cancer: Symptoms and Risk Factors

Oral cancers account for nearly 1.6 percent of cancer fatalities in the United States, and 3 percent of all diagnosed cancers. It is estimated that nearly 50,000 people in Minnesota and across the U.S will be diagnosed with oral cancer in 2017. To call attention to the issue of oral cancer treatment and prevention, April… Read more »

Questions and Answers about Dental Insurance

  Whether your dental insurance is provided by an employer or purchased privately, the process of choosing a plan can be complicated and confusing. Here are a few common questions about the basics of dental insurance benefits. Do I need dental benefits? Not necessarily. Depending on the level of care you require, it may be… Read more »

Is Flossing Overrated? Not According to the Experts!

Benefits of Flossing Remain Strong Recently the Associated Press distributed a widely reprinted article questioning the benefits of flossing. The federal government, dental organizations and manufacturers of floss have recommended the practice for decades, and that isn’t going to change in the foreseeable future. In addition to stressing that “flossing is an essential part of… Read more »