Tag Archives: Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Get Screened & Raise Funds at the AZ Oral Cancer Walk

Our mouth is used to eat, drink, smile, speak, laugh and kiss. But when cancer affects our mouths, it does more than take away these everyday functions. It takes lives. In fact, close to 45,750 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. It will cause over 8,650 deaths, killing roughly 1 […]

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Open Wide: Oral Cancer Screening

Visiting your dentist twice a year does more than keep your teeth in tip-top shape. Once a year, you should ask your dentist to give you an oral cancer screening. This screening is vital to diagnosing cancer in the early stages, when survival rates are highest. Oral cancer screenings are routine for your dentist. They […]

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Oral Cancer Risk Factors

Risk factors can come in many forms. Some are choices we make and others are dynamics we can’t control. In order to reduce your chance of developing oral cancer, make yourself aware of all the risk factors and understand how they relate to your lifestyle. Use of tobacco products. According to The Oral Cancer Foundation, […]

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Oral Cancer Facts and Figures

Oral cancer was catapulted to the forefront of conversations in 2010 with the announcement that actor and producer Michael Douglas was battling this disease. Four years after Michael Douglas’ diagnosis, oral cancer isn’t as widely discussed in the media or Hollywood but the facts remain the same. In 2014, more than 37,000 people in the […]

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Get screened at the AZ Oral Cancer Walk!

Get Screened During Oral Cancer Awareness Month

In an effort to raise awareness, increase education and unite the community, walkers of all ages will gather at Scottsdale’s Eldorado Park on Saturday, April 6 for the Arizona Oral Cancer 5k Walk. As a sponsor of the event with a vested interest in Arizonan’s oral health, the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation is encouraging […]

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