An Oral Cancer Screening Is Included With Each of Your Dental Exams

Brushing and flossing your teeth represents the first line of defense against tooth decay and periodontal disease. It’s worth noting that having a dental exam and cleaning performed twice a year is also an essential component of maintaining a healthy mouth. Each of these outpatient appointments starts with a professional dental cleaning performed by one of Dr. Peter Warshawsky and... read more »

A Routine Dental Checkup Can Detect Periodontal Disease

Maintaining healthy teeth and gums throughout your life starts with a consistent daily oral hygiene routine. Brushing your teeth each morning and night as well as thoroughly flossing at least once per day will help remove bacterial deposits from your mouth before they can contribute to problems with tooth decay and periodontal disease. Having dental checkup twice a year is... read more »

The Oral Cancer Screening Process

Visiting your dentist once every six months is mandatory for healthy teeth, but consider whether your dentist checks for oral cancer. Here at Periodontics of the Desert, Dr. Peter Warshawsky and his capable staff perform oral cancer screenings during your exam. Oral cancer is a serious disease. An average of 132 people in our country is diagnosed with it each... read more »