Tag: Tag Archives: Diagnosis

Learn about the methods used to identify and confirm the presence of oral conditions and diseases.

Oral Health and Bullying: How Dentists Can Spot Verbal Abuse

August 23rd, 2017 by
Say what?

If you follow our blogs about oral health, you know that dentists can detect potentially serious conditions that affect your entire body simply by looking in your mouth. A new study suggests dentists may also be able to spot bullying. […]

The Hidden Dangers of Gum Disease to Your Health

May 18th, 2012 by
Early gum disease detection may help avoid more serious problems.

Gum disease can become a serious problem for one’s oral health. Bacterially-infected gums and soft tissues, if left untreated, can deteriorate to the point of tooth loss. But studies point to even larger dangers. Let’s start with a definition. In […]

Detecting Oral Cancer – New Methods

May 18th, 2012 by
Oral cancer prevention benefits from regular dentist visits.

Mention the word ‘cancer’ and most people shudder.  A common human response, we try to bury our heads in the sand or wish the concept away unless we actually have to deal with a diagnosis personally. But many cancers are […]