HPV, oral health and you
Did you know that there is now a vaccine that can prevent certain types of cancer? This is an exciting time as today’s generation of children, teenagers and young adults may be the first to benefit from the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination as cancer prevention.
How dental benefits help employers stay competitive
Full compensation packages that include dental coverage can help you stand out from your competition. Not only do they make you look more attractive from the outside, but they also help you save time and money. Read on to learn why dental coverage is a key part of keeping ahead of the pack.
Prevent oral cancer from growing
While April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, every month is a chance to help prevent oral cancer from growing. Oral cancer is known as a lifestyle disease, which means you can dramatically reduce your risk by adjusting your daily habits.
The seeds of good oral health
As we grow, our oral health needs continue to evolve. Cultivate strong teeth by planting the seeds for good oral health early and knowing what to watch for at different life stages.
What your tongue can say about your oral health
Even without speaking a word, your tongue can say a lot. The color, texture and patterns of your tongue can provide insight into the state of your oral and overall health. What is your tongue trying to tell you?
UV Safety Month: Don’t overlook oral health
When you’re outside this summer, remember to apply sunscreen to an often-overlooked part of the body: your lips. In fact, 63 percent of sunscreen users don’t protect their pucker. Sun exposure to lips can increase your risk of oral cancer.
Don’t forget the sunscreen for your sun-kissed lips!
Lips do not have melanin, making them very susceptible to damage by UV rays, which can cause lip cancer. Everyone – of all genders and ages – should include lip protectant when they’re getting ready for time in the sun.
For Father's Day, advice to help men keep their smiles healthy
Many of us have men in our lives who are important to us – fathers, sons, brothers, uncles, friends – which is why we should remind them how essential it is to take good care of their grins. Certain lifestyle choices and habits may put men at a disadvantage when it comes to oral health.
MLB hits smokeless tobacco out of the park
Quitting tabbaco can be hard, but here are some ways to help you or someone you care about knock the habit out of your life: