April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month!
Many people think that the dentist is for those who have something wrong with their teeth. They also think that if it doesn't hurt, then everything is okay. This is where it is our responsibility as health care professionals to set the record straight. Periodontal disease and oral and head and neck cancers often do not hurt. There are ways to reduce your risk of both and there are ways to catch these things early! What can you do in your daily life to reduce your risk? 1)