Monthly Archives: September 2015

Taking Care of Your Teeth After Treatment

Cancer: Taking Care of Your Teeth After Treatment After cancer treatment, you may find yourself experiencing some dental issues or simply needing a regular checkup. As you’re working toward your best health, don’t forget to take care of your mouth. … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Your Teeth During Cancer Treatments

How Cancer Affects Your Mouth Cancer and its treatments, like chemotherapy, can weaken your immune system. If your mouth is not as healthy as possible prior to your cancer treatment, you may be more susceptible to infection. If the infection … Continue reading

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How Cancer Affects Your Mouth

More than one-third of all cancer patients develop complications that affect the mouth, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. These mild to severe side effects can include mouth sores, infection, dry mouth, sensitive gums and jaw … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Back to School Check-ups, Keep Your Cool

Keep Cool If Your Child Won’t Cooperate If your child gets upset during her visit, the worst thing you can do is swoop them out of the chair and leave. “The next visit is going to be harder,” Dr. Hayes … Continue reading

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