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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...

The Impact of Missing Teeth

The Impact of Missing Teeth Two or more teeth affected Damaging or losing teeth is inconvenient, sometimes frightening, but always a traumatic experience. There may be numerous reasons for this happening, such as an accident, illness or insufficient care, but rest...

Being Sick Can Affect Your Dental Health

  Last week we shared how certain dental issues can cause health issues. Our mouth is the gateway to our body and thus interrelated. Today we have a different spin on the subject. Did you now that when you are sick it can affect your dental health? Some illnesses have...

Dental Problems Can Affect Your Overall Health

Dental Problems Can Affect Your Overall Health It is very important to take good care of your teeth and gums, but for more reasons than you might think. Because the mouth is the “gateway to the body,” bacteria from the teeth and gums can affect your overall health in...

Kissing Facts from Brit Phillips DDS

On this Valentine’s Day, Brit Phillips DDS has some “kissing trivia” for you. Kissing can cause cavities. If you kiss someone who may have bad bacteria in his/her mouth, their saliva could pass the bacteria on to you, thereby causing cavities. On the...

Sugar Consumption Has Negative Effect on Dental Health

Important changes need to be made at the highest level to urgently address the deteriorating dental health from sugar consumption. By now you’ve probably heard about the outspoken voice of chef Jamie Oliver and his passion on this topic. The British Dental...