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Oral Cancer – Sometimes A Portion of the Mouth is Removed – What Then?

October 14, 2015

Filed under: Oral Cancer,Removable Dental Appliances — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 8:55 pm

When it comes to complex cases like this – thank goodness for dentists, oral surgeons and prosthodontists! Sometimes cancer invades your mouth and portions of your mouth are removed.  Than what? Thank goodness there are options! Oral cancer can be devastating and life changing.  In previous blogs we have talked about how to correctly complete a self-exam for oral cancer.  If it is caught later, the […]

Because We Care About Your Oral Health!

June 18, 2015

Because We Care About Your Oral Health! This letter is for you, my patients, Do you have gum disease, gingivitis, or periodontal disease?  Do you know if there is any infection present in your mouth? Do you have oral cancer? Ninety percent (90%!) of people have some type of disease or infection in their mouths!  My guess is that far less than 90% are aware of […]

Photos Showing Self Oral Cancer Exam and Information

March 22, 2013

Filed under: Oral Cancer,Oral Cancer screening,Oral Hygiene — Tags: , , — Dr Julie Gillis @ 12:15 am

Photos Showing Self Oral Cancer Evaluation We have featured a couple blogs about evaluating your own dental work.  I feel it is very important to take an active roll in the health of your mouth.  The more familiar you are with what is going on in your own mouth, the more you will be able to determine when something changes or when something is not […]

How to do a self Oral Cancer Examination!

January 21, 2013

Filed under: Customer Service,Oral Cancer,Oral Cancer screening,Uncategorized — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 7:23 pm

Self Oral Cancer Examination Completing an oral cancer evaluation should be part of everyone’s normal weekly routine.  My treatment assistant, Julie, and business assistant, Shelly, will help demonstrate good technique for performing your own oral cancer examination.     We love to give our patient’s information and options about their dental treatment and about getting and keeping their mouth as healthy as possible!  Dr. Gillis has advanced […]

Staying involved with our community – very important!

June 27, 2012

Filed under: Oral Cancer — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 4:22 am

It is important to Dr. Julie Gillis and her team to stay involved in the community that gives us so much.  We love it here in Grand Junction, Colorado.  We especially love to support things we are passionate about – like eliminating oral cancer or at the very least, catching oral cancer while the lesion is small and treatable.  We also support many things our […]

Oral Cancer – Don’t be a Statistic

December 5, 2011

Filed under: Oral Cancer,Oral Cancer screening — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 5:31 pm

This oral cancer information brought to you by my treatment assistant, Julie ORAL CANCER Almost 37,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year in the U.S. The fastest growing segment of the oral cancer population are people between the ages of  25 – 50 .  This surge in oral cancer is from an oncogenic virus, known as HPV16.  This is a virus that does […]