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Mouth Care

Mouth Health: Tobacco Use, Alcohol, and Oral Cancer

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

More than 35,000 Americans will be diagnosed with Oral Cancer this year. Most of them will be tobacco users of some kind -- smokers, former smokers, and smokeless tobacco users.

Mouth Health: Painful Canker Sores -- What Causes Them, And What Can I Do About Them?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

One of the more misunderstood mouth/dental problems is our old friend, the canker sore. It's more that people don't understand how they get them; they usually don't do much else besides "wait".

Mouth Health: Your Overall Body Health and Your Mouth's Relationship to It

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Proper dental hygiene is very important, and symptoms such as bleeding or swollen gums, bad breath, or soreness in the mouth can give insight to larger issues within the body.