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April was Oral Cancer Awareness Month, but it is still important to keep Monitoring!

There are three times as many cases of oral cancer compared to cervical cancer and three times as many oral cancer deaths every year. Most of us know the increased risks for oral cancer to be smoking and drinking as the top risk factors, but DID YOU KNOW? The fastest growing patient profile are non-smokers …

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Oral Cancer Screening

At every hygiene appointment an oral cancer screen is performed, regardless of age, and we educate the client about risk factors. Early detection is key, so visit a dental professional regularly. Oral cancer is becoming more common in younger Canadians. It is the 13th most common and fastest growing type of cancer. Risk factors for …

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