Navigation Links
Gulfside Dental Hosts Successful Oral Cancer Screening Event in honor of National Oral Cancer Awareness Month
Date:4/20/2013

Beaumont, TX (PRWEB) April 20, 2013

Gulfside Dental, a family dentistry office in Beaumont, Texas, recently hosted a very successful oral cancer screening event with over two dozen Southeast Texans in attendance. “This was our first year to host the free cancer screening and we are very pleased with the response we received from the community,” says Dr. Ashley DeMarco of Gulfside Dental.

Close to 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. It will cause over 8,000 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day. Of those 42,000 newly diagnosed individuals, only slightly more than half will be alive in 5 years.

As part of Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April, the Oral Cancer Foundation is recommending regular dental checkups for an oral cancer screening. Dental professionals can act as a first line of defense in the early detection of oral cancer. “The death rate associated with oral cancers is high not because it is hard to discover or diagnose, but because it is discovered late in its development,” says Dr. DeMarco. “It is important to see your dentist every six months for cleaning and regular oral cancer screening at your six-month check-up.”
A special thank you to the dentists, Ashley DeMarco DDS and Victor Ticas DDS, the volunteers, the Oral Cancer Foundation and the local media partners who made the event possible for the Southeast Texas!

Gulfside Dental offers a comprehensive oral health program, including preventative, cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry for all ages as young as six months old. Gulfside Dental also specializes in: bridges and implants, extractions, dentures and partials, braces, emergency dental care, Snap-On Smile, LUMINEERS, and ZOOM whitening.

Gulfside Dental accepts all major PPO insurances, Medicaid, CHIPS, Texan Plus, HealthSpring, Care Credit, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. Gulfside Dental is located at 4179 Dowlen Road in Beaumont, in the Barnes and Noble shopping center, across from Parkdale Mall. For appointments, please call 409-899-4867.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/4/prweb10652889.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Gulfside Dental Now offers Arrestin in an Attempt to Treat Periodontal Disease
2. Gulfside Dental Teams Up with Chik-fil-A to Promote Dental Health Awareness
3. Gulfside Dental Celebrates 6-Month Anniversary in Business
4. Gulfside Dental Visits First Steps Daycare in Beaumont, TX
5. Gulfside Dental Celebrating Seniors Mardi Gras at Beaumont Civic Center
6. Gulfside Dental Now Offers LUMINEERS in Beaumont, Texas
7. BPA Added To California’s Toxic Chemicals List Making BPA-Free Dental Products from PureLife More Attractive
8. Dental Plus Management LLC, Welcomes Dr. Steven Dostis to DentalDeal.com
9. Six Tips for Preventing Tooth Erosion in Kids from Family Tree Dental Group
10. Dr. Aimee Hamilton From Inception Dental Websites Announces the Release of The Complete Online System for Dental Marketing
11. Progressive Dental Marketing Is Bringing Online Dental Marketing to Oregon for Dental Professionals Specializing in Laser Dentistry and Dental Implants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, ... Bronze Wellness at Work award to iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in ... the 7th annual Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... June 19, 2016 is World Sickle ... chronic pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery Center of ... Sickle Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a disorder of the red ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... is now offering micro-osteoperforation for accelerated orthodontic treatment. Dr. Cheng has extensive experience ... Damon brackets , AcceleDent, and accelerated osteogenic orthodontics. , Micro-osteoperforation is ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... the Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. ... articles published in Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... National recruitment firm Slone Partners is pleased to announce the ... as Vice President of North American Capital Sales at HTG Molecular . ... team in the commercialization of the HTG EdgeSeq system and associated reagents in North ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016   Pulmatrix, Inc ., (NASDAQ: ... inhaled drugs, announced today that it was added to ... its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity ... an important milestone for Pulmatrix," said Chief Executive Officer ... of our progress in developing drugs for crucial unmet ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016  Arkis BioSciences, a leading innovator ... more durable cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today announced it ... funding is led by Innova Memphis, followed by ... private investors.  Arkis, new financing will accelerate the ... market release of its in-licensed Endexo® technology. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... report to their offering. ... kidney failure, it replaces the function of kidneys by removing ... thus the treatment helps to keep the patient body,s electrolytes ... Increasing number of ESRD patients & substantial healthcare expenditure ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: