In what may be a significant development in the detection and treatment of oral cancer, researchers based in India have created a system that will allow medical practitioners to identify and diagnose premalignant tumors in the mouth.
Results from the program demonstrated that participants with oral issues were approximately four times as likely to have a lower-than-average grade point average than peers with relatively clean mouths.
Those who extol the supposed virtues of smokeless tobacco have been dealt a blow by a team of dental scientists from the University of Minnesota who say that they have identified a ingredient that significantly increases the risk of oral cancer.
The idea of the dental drill, oral painkillers and an extended sit in the big chair is enough to make anyone squirm. However, before you start to fret, it’s important to know that a root canal is a relatively normal procedure that has enormous benefits for overall health and well-being.
Last month, country music fans across America were devastated to learn that LeAnne Rimes cancelled a segment of her nationwide tour, due to an unforeseen need for emergency dental assistance, reported to be a root canal procedure.