Oral Cancer Trivia Question #1

Trivia Question #1 Are dentists required to have REGULAR continuing education in early detection of oral cancer? The answer is NO. Each state mandates the requirements for their dentists.  New York State is the only state that has recently required dental professionals to take one 2-hour course over the next two years on early detection of oral cancer.  Dentists are …

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 …