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What Are the Stages of Oral Cancer and How Do You Treat It?

November 24, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — centeronedental @ 6:46 pm
Dentist checking patient's teeth with intraoral camera

Oral cancer develops in the tissues of the mouth or throat, about 30,000 cases are diagnosed in the United States each year with more than 7,000 being fatal. It most commonly affects people over 40 years of age.

Usually, oral cancer is discovered after it has spread to the lymph nodes of the neck. Early detection via oral cancer screening is the key to survival. Keep reading to learn about the stages of oral cancer and treatment techniques from your dentist in Canonsburg.

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Is Snacking Potentially Harmful to Your Teeth?

November 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — centeronedental @ 8:19 pm
teenager watching football eating unhealthy food

Think back to those days in your youth after school. With several hours left before your parents got home from work and you were at the house with the appetite that someone who is growing tends to have, you just couldn’t help but have a snack…or two.

Snacking habits developed when you are a child can carry over into adulthood, but having a snack is not without its drawbacks. Keep reading to find out from your dentist in Canonsburg how snacking affects your diet and oral health, how you can curb the urge to snack, and how to make healthy choices when you do have one.

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What Do Dental Implants Feel Like?

October 24, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — centeronedental @ 8:27 pm
dental implants education poster illustration

Would you buy a car without test driving it? Maybe you would but that doesn’t seem advisable.

Dental implants might not seem like a commitment on the level of a car at first glance, but they can last you a lot longer with proper care and significantly affect your quality of life. You want to know how they are going to feel before you make a decision.

Keep reading to learn how dental implants feel compared to natural teeth and what benefits you can expect from them.

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Believe It or Not, Daily Flossing Is a Lifesaver

October 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — centeronedental @ 8:08 pm
tooth using dental floss illustration

Flossing needs to get a new publicist. After all, brushing is the aspect of the oral care regimen that’s usually in the spotlight. Whether everyone realizes it or not, flossing is very significant in its own right.

In fact, regular flossing can even be a lifesaving act. Keep reading to learn why daily flossing matters so much for your oral health and your future, in general.

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Oral Health Tips: How to Avoid a Scary Smile During Halloween

September 22, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — centeronedental @ 5:57 pm
closeup of Halloween bucket with candy

The air is crisper, the leaves are changing colors, and October is right around the corner. Do you know what that means? It’s almost Halloween! The candy-filled holiday is an exciting time of the year that many families look forward to. Children and adults have an opportunity to dress up in their favorite costumes and go trick-or-treating around the neighborhood, only to return home with bags of free candy. But if you’re not careful, the age-old tradition can leave a lasting mark on everyone’s smile. Read on for a few Halloween oral health tips to help you avoid a scary grin this season.  

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