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Harmful Habits That Can Lead to Oral Cancer

Brit Phillips DDS is looking for cavities during regular check-ups, but you may not realize he can also screen for cancer at the same time. It’s estimated that approximately 49,750 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer and cancers of the throat, tonsils and back...

Oral Cancer

Oral cancer begins in the mouth, also called the oral cavity. This region of the body includes the lips, the inside lining of the lips and cheeks (called the buccal mucosa), the teeth, the gums, most of the tongue, the bottom of the mouth, and the bony roof of the...

Saliva DNA DrugMap

                  Salivary diagnostics have become very progressive. Brit Phillips DDS, a Fort Worth dentist,  offers this technology to his patients in an effort to provide the best dental care possible. Dr. Phillips is a registered OralDNA Labs® Test Provider....

The OraRisk® HPV Salivary Diagnostic Test

Oral HPV – Do you have it? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common virus groups in the world. According to the Centers for Disease Control, at least 20 million people in the United States are infected with HPV and there are approximately 6 million...

The Oral Systemic Connection

As you may be aware, the past 10 years have provided much insight into what has come to be called… “The Oral Systemic Connection”. There does appear to be a link to chronic inflammatory periodontal infections and systemic diseases such as: Heart...