oral health

The Importance of Annual Oral Cancer Screenings

Dentists consider dental caries as a major oral health problem. It affects 18.6 percent of children and teenagers, and 31.6 percent of adults between 20 and 24 years old, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It adds that 91 percent of Americans over the age of 20 have had caries at one [...]

Bad to the Bone: When Dental Caries Strike Hard, They Strike Deep

Dentists consider dental caries as a major oral health problem. It affects 18.6 percent of children and teenagers, and 31.6 percent of adults between 20 and 24 years old, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It adds that 91 percent of Americans over the age of 20 have had caries at one [...]