Oral Cancer Awareness Walk

Today, for the third time, I chaired a local community event to raise awareness about oral cancer.  Our 3-mile walk, enhanced by a great DJ,  included  healthy foods, fantastic raffle prizes, awesome goodie bags, and the best part, FREE oral cancer screenings.  The proceeds, which amounted to close to 15K, will go to the Oral Cancer Foundation, a worthy organization …

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A Shout-Out to Dentist Aaron Bulleigh in OK

]In February 2009, I woke up with a painful lump in the floor of my mouth. I had just moved to a new town the year before and had no dentist. Dr. Aaron Bulleigh, came recommended. He wanted it biopsied ASAP, knowing it look suspicious. My dentist referred me to an oral surgeon, who was not on my insurance so I chose to see an …

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My Hygienist Alert

I visit my dentist 2-3 times each year and this healthy routine paid off for me in a big way. During one of my visits, my hygienist Kim Anzalotti, was performing an oral check as she does each time I see her. After Kim checked the inside of my mouth she started her usual probing of my neck area. She …

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Eva Grayzel Saved a Life

I spoke to my college roommate (in her 60’s) whose secretary’s friend’s daughter is a dental student. She heard Eva speak and called her mom immediately afterwards to say what she complained about in her mouth is Oral Cancer. The mother denied it saying her husband is a reknown anesthesiologist and their dentist is excellent so it can’t be. The …