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Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is cancer of the mouth,head, and neck. It most commonly involves the tissue of the lips or tongue. It may also occur on the floor of mouth, roof of mouth, gums, and the cheek lining. Most look very similar under a microscope and are called squamous cell carcinomas. These are cancerous and spread […]

Kisses may spread cavities to your baby.

It’s true. Kissing, sharing utensils or any other action that transfers saliva from you to your baby puts them at risk for cavities. The cavity causing bacteria, otherwise known as Streptococcus mutans is harmful to the soft enamel of a baby’s teeth making them prone to decay and other oral hygiene problems as your child grows.  Mothers don’t […]