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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 […]

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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 healthy!  […]

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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. Video Image Placeholder   We love to give our patient’s information and options about their dental treatment and about getting and keeping their mouth as […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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