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3 Myths about Oral Cancer and the Realities

Myths about Oral Cancer | Fischbach Dentistry

Oral cancer is one type of cancer that we don't typically hear much about. However, did you know that it is responsible for one death in America every hour of every day?

Unfortunately, the statistics on oral cancer have not improved much over the years because this type of cancer is typically not diagnosed until its later stages when the prognosis is much worse. It also has a high rate of reoccurrence, which means if you have it once, you have an increased risk of getting it again.

Our team is spending more time educating patients about oral cancer in order to change these numbers. Here are 3 myths and realities about ...

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5 Ways to Fight Your Bad Breath

Ways to Fight Your Bad Breath | Fischbach Dentistry

Everyone gets bad breath from time to time when they eat something particularly odiferous. Foods like onions and garlic as well as beverages like coffee and tea can cause halitosis. But if you brush or chew a piece of gum, the bad breath disappears.

But what about bad breath that persists? It can be embarrassing—and it can also be an indicator that there is an underlying problem.

Regardless of the reason for it, you want to get rid of it. Let’s talk about whether a trip to your Saint Paul, MN dentist is necessary—or if you can try some home remedies.

Ways to Fight Bad Breath

There are hundreds of bacteria in our mouths, ...

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Proper Daily Oral Care Techniques

Daily Oral Care Techniques | Fischbach Dentistry

Preventive care is crucial, and the most important preventive care is your daily oral hygiene routine! At RJF Advanced Dentistry, the office of Dr. Reynolds Fischbach – your St. Paul, MN dentist, we want to make sure that you are getting the very most out of your home care routine.

We see many patients who insist that they brush and floss every day, but their teeth tell a different story. This is most certainly not to say that they aren’t telling the truth! They could, however, improve their techniques and get much better results.

Brushing

The brush you choose matters. If you are scrubbing hard with a medium- or firm-bristled toothbrush, you could ...

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