Navigation Links
Gulfside Dental Hosts Successful Oral Cancer Screening Event in honor of National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

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

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
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:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... industry today announced its strategic partnership with Connance, a healthcare industry leader ... two companies’ proven, proprietary technology combine to provide health systems, hospitals and ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... Pixel Film ... Pro X. , "Film editors can give their videos a whole new perspective by ... Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProSlice Levels contains over 30 ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, ... Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. ... skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... Dr. Calvin Johnson has dedicated his ... implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for treating his patients. The procedure is ... to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances that orthopaedic surgeons use to help ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... June 19, 2016 is World Sickle Cell Observance Day. In an effort ... holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery Center of Marne, Michigan, has issued a pain ... Disease (SCD) is a disorder of the red blood cells, which can cause episodes ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Any dentist who has made an implant supported denture ... of them do not even offer this as a viable ... costs involved. And those who ARE able to offer that ... cost that the majority of today,s patients would not be ... , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and inventor of Implanova ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that ... PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing solution for ... clearance, Roche is the first IVD company in the ... risk assessment and management. PCT is a ... in blood can aid clinicians in assessing the risk ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Research ... Pharma News Issue 52" report to their offering. ... in influenza treatment creates a favourable commercial environment for MedImmune ... growing patient base that will serve to drive considerable growth ... vaccine would serve to cap sales considerably, but development is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: