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Answering Your Questions about Oral Cancer

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Oral cancer is a prevalent disease, and unfortunately, the number of cases diagnosed each year is rising steadily. The Oral Cancer Foundation states that in 2017, nearly 50,000 cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed.

There wasn’t much of a focus on oral cancer until actor Michael Douglas was diagnosed in 2010. His experience created awareness, but there are still a lot of misconceptions about the disease.

Why are oral cancer fatality rates so high?

It is not hard to detect or diagnose oral cancer. Fatality rates are so high because oral cancer often goes undiagnosed until it’s in the late stages. It is a particularly aggressive form of cancer, so an early diagnosis can ...

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Signs of Gum Disease

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Have you recently been accused of having bad breath? Instead of feeling embarrassed, contact Dr. Henry Huang and schedule your cleaning and checkup at Bethlehem Town Family Dental right away. Did you know that chronic bad breath is an early indicator of gum disease? The good news is that Dr. Huang and his hygiene team are here to help, and the earlier you detect it, the better! Let's talk more about gum disease treatment in Feura Bush.

What is Gum Disease?

Officially known as periodontal disease, gum disease is essentially an infection of the bone and soft tissues that surround your teeth. If it's left untreated, the infection will begin to destroy ...

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Why Visit the Dentist?

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When was the last time you visited the dentist? Maybe it’s been a while.

We understand. Life can get busy and it can be tricky trying to fit dental appointments into your schedule.

Visiting the dentist on a regular basis is pretty important, however. We’d like to tell you three reasons why you need to see a dentist regularly!

  1. Seeing a dentist regularly allows you to maintain your smile: Without regular care, problems like decay or gum disease can begin to creep up. Before you know it, the appearance and comfort of your smile begin to diminish. As in many other situations, dental maintenance is usually easier and far less costly than solving problems ...

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Successful Treatments!

At Bethlehem Town Family Dental, we do the best we can to help patients solve their teeth-related problems.  Since we have before and after x-ray images of this case, we would like to show everybody what we did.

Image 1 - X-ray image before treatment.

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Image 2 - X-ray image showing various issues:

  • The red circle shows root decay, which means cavity on the root surface.  These cavities are very hard to treat as they go much deeper than regular cavities and are often below the gum.
  • The orange circle shows evidence of calculus, the ...

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