Detecting Oral Cancer

April is “Oral Cancer Awareness Month” and a few days ago I came across a article in The Costco Connection April, 2017  (page 79) written by Joana Breckner that I would like to pass on and encourage you to read. The article truly brings to our attention how important annual comprehensive oral cancer screening is […]

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April: Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Since Dr. Fiss first introduced the FDA-approved VELscope® Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System into his practice in 2009, he has been able to provide the community with free oral cancer screenings during the entire month of April. Oral cancer is a devastating disease, and early detection is key in combating this illness to increase the […]

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Your Oral Health As You Age

Your oral health is important at any age. Not properly taking care of your teeth when you are young can have disastrous effects as you age. While cavity prevention is the main focus of your oral health when you are young, this focus can shift as you age. Even patients with good oral health when […]

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April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

  For the sixth consecutive year, Dr. Fiss will be offering free oral cancer screenings (usually $35) using the VELscope® Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System at all cleanings during the entire month of April. Dr. Fiss is committed to doing his part to raise awareness of the importance of early detection of this devastating disease. […]

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Reasons to See Your Dentist Beyond Your Teeth

The importance of visiting your dentist regularly is common knowledge. Only a dentist or dental hygienist can remove hardened plaque from beneath the gum line and detect gum disease and tooth decay before it leads to worse problems. However, not many people know that there are several reasons to see your dentist beyond the health […]

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The Importance of Oral Cancer Detection

Breast cancer and skin cancer are probably two of the most highly publicized cancers. Every year they claim tens of thousands of lives. However, with the focus on these deadly cancers, people are rarely informed about the probability of other cancers. The danger of voiceless cancers is that people usually don’t understand the need to […]

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