Category Archives: Head and Neck

Do You Have TMJ/TMD?

Headaches are primarily a disorder of the trigeminal nerves and tissues they innervate. The evidence is becoming increasingly stronger that the majority of headache patients also have symptoms of temporo-mandibular disorders and the treatment of these disorders is essential to … Continue reading

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Strong Oral Carcinogen Identified in Smokeless Tobacco

Smokeless tobacco products may not harm others with second-hand smoke, but they are still just as harmful and carcinogenic for the user of the smokeless tobacco. Read on! Reposted from newswise.com, accessed on April 18, 2012 Newswise — CHICAGO — … Continue reading

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Oral Cancer Screeening: Identifying Oral Cancer Through Saliva

  Several years ago, UCLA scientists developed a revolutionary new way to identify oral cancer, even before swellings and lesions are visibly present. Funded by the National Institute of Dental and Cranial Facial Research, they developed a simple saliva test … Continue reading

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Oral and Throat Cancer Stories (Oral Cancer Awareness Month)

A story reposted from http://behealthy.baystatebanner.com, February 3, 2011 – Vol. 5 • No. 4   “Willia Goins, 70, now speaks in a whisper. She had her larynx, or voice box, removed about 14 years ago, and the whisper is as … Continue reading

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Oral Cancer Screening: “All You Have to do is Open Your Mouth”

“All you have to do is open your mouth.” — The Head and Neck Cancer Alliance   Did you know that we systematically screen all of our patients for oral, head, and neck cancer when you come in for an … Continue reading

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