To Chew Or Not To Chew In Chesterfield

Categories: General Dentistry
To Chew Or Not To Chew In Chesterfield

Hello Chesterfield gum chewers, today we’re going to talk about that sticky wad in your mouth. You know that it can freshen your breath, but can it really help guard your smile from tooth decay? It really depends on the type of gum. Chewing regular sucrose-based gum can be beneficial in removing bits of food […]

Small Dental Annoyance Or Serious Problem?

Categories: General Dentistry
mouth sores Chesterfield

Today in the Chesterfield dental blog we are going to talk about stomatitis. Stomatitis is dental-speak for something very common: non-specific irritations found in the mouth. Stomatitis is frequently caused by cold sores, gum disease, or even from biting the inside of the mouth (ouch!). Any time the membranes in the mouth become inflamed, they […]

What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

Categories: Oral Cancer
Chesterfield oral cancer screening

During routine dental examinations, your dentist may look for signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to cancers in the tongue, mouth, lips, jaw, and throat. Many Chesterfield dental patients don’t realize the seriousness of oral cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 39,000 people will get oral cancer this year.1 Consider this sobering […]