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Oral cancer

Oral Microbiome and Pancreatic Cancer

Does the presence of certain mouth bacteria indicate pancreatic cancer? While there is not an undeniable link, there is a strong suggestion that two types of bacteria in the oral microbiome are associated with pancreatic cancer. Similarly, ...
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Seek Second Opinions

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Have you ever been diagnosed with a dental condition and been prescribed a treatment plan with which you were uncomfortable?  If so, did you...
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Do I Really Need to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

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Wisdom teeth removal is a common practice, and most dental professionals recommend that their patients have them taken out. After all, wisdo...
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Dental X-rays and Radiation Exposure

It is generally recommended that children and adults visit their general dentist twice a year for routine check-ups and cleanings.  As a par...
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Choosing the Right Dental Specialist

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We all are aware of what an important role our dentist plays in our overall oral health.  He or she is your “go-to” clinician for routine pr...
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Dr. Lalani's experience volunteering at The Connecticut Mission of Mercy

THE WOODLANDS, Texas - The Connecticut Mission of Mercy organizes a two-day clinic annually that provides free dental care to the underserve...
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Mother of a Recovering Drug Addict Reflects on Journey with Her Son

Julie Peterson shares her story about her son
 As a proud mother of a son who is a recovering drug addict, Julie Peterson reflects daily on her own journey with James. “Looking back now ...
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Springtime: A Time to Refresh Your Health

esolutions that we make each year are related to our health
As 2018 approached, many us of eagerly accepted the challenges of adopting optimistic and rigorous New Year’s resolutions.   Unfortunately, ...
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Tragic Mistakes in Dental Surgery

Last week a tragic story began circulating in the media about a woman who died during dental surgery.  Dr. Rashmi Patel, a general dentist i...
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Considering A Dental Implant?

Are you considering a dental implant to replace a missing tooth or teeth?  According to most dental professionals, an implant is the best op...
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