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Dec 2021
7th
 

Mouth Cancer Self Check

There are a number of areas to check for mouth cancer. The Mouth Cancer Foundation has provided a superb self check kit which we have provided below. This will take 2 minutes and could be crucial in spotting early signs of mouth cancer. If in doubt, please book an appointment with your dentist. FACELook at the whole face. Are there any swellings you haven’t noticed before? Inspect your skin. Has anything changed recently? Have moles become larger or started to itch or bleed? Turn your head from side to s… READ MORE
Dec 2021
2nd
 

Mouth Cancer Awareness

We don’t know what causes most mouth cancers. However, there are several factors that are likely to increase your risk. Up to 90% of all mouth cancers are linked to lifestyle factors. This means that with a few small changes, you can help cut your chances of developing mouth cancer. If you do not stop or reduce the things that might put you at greater risk, it is important that you self check at home and regularly visit your dentist. The below causes are linked to mouth cancer. Smoking Smoking tobacco incr… READ MORE
Mar 2015
3rd
 

Continual professional development- CPD

We strongly believe in continual professional development or CPD for short. The developments in dentistry are moving at a rapid rate and it is vital to keep up to date with the these advancements. On Friday, Dr Nissit Patel and Paula Ryan will be attending a core CPD meeting in Kensington. This will address important issues such as oral cancer, dental radiology, medical emergencies, decontamination and cross infection. As a practice, we are committed to being at the forefront of dental care. We undertake … READ MORE
Nov 2011
8th
 

Mouth Cancer Awareness

Mouth Cancer Action Month was launched last month at the House of Commons. The importance of early detection was highlighted as a key factor in survival rates. Mouth cancer currently kills more people than cervical and testicular cancer combined with over 1,800 recorded deaths in 2008. Recent high profile sufferers include Hollywood actor Micheal Douglas, former England captain Bryan Robson and BBC presenter Danny Baker. Between 1997 and 2007, the number of mouth cancer cases had risen by nearly 46 percen… READ MORE
 

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