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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

With April being Oral Cancer Awareness Month it is important to make practitioners and the general public aware of the risks and the signs and symptoms of Oral Cancer. The Southeastern United States is where oral cancers are diagnosed more than any other part of the country, likely due to increased use of cigarettes and chewing tobacco. It is our duty as practitioners to counsel our patients, even if they don’t want to hear it because they “already know”, because we are responsible for the health of their oral cavity which in turn affect their overall health

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