Oral Cancer & Diagnostics
New HPV saliva test may speed detection of mouth, throat cancers
December 23, 2019 -- Scientists have fused acoustics and microfluidics in a novel saliva test designed to show within minutes whether a person has a high-risk strain of HPV associated with mouth and throat cancers. Results were published online December 13 in the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.  Discuss
Forward Science unveils campaign to fight oral cancer
December 16, 2019 -- Forward Science unveiled its Likes for Lives Campaign, pledging to donate one of its OralID oral cancer screening devices to a nonprofit for every 500 likes it gets on Facebook.
Podcast: What the ADA's change in its oral cancer policy means for your practice
November 15, 2019 -- The ADA recently expanded its policy on oral cancer detection to include oropharyngeal cancer, so now is an excellent time to look at how your patients are being examined in your practice for signs of oral cancer.  Discuss
DentalOne Partners teams with Forward Science
June 12, 2019 -- Dental service organization DentalOne Partners has announced a partnership with biotechnology company Forward Science to offer oral cancer screenings with its OralID product for patients.
The personalized revolution is coming
May 21, 2019 -- Personalized healthcare will change how dentists approach patient intake and treatment. Dr. Dennis Abbott spoke about the topic and its long-term impact at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents meeting in Anaheim, CA.  Discuss
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Special Feature
5 misconceptions about oral and oropharyngeal cancer
Screening of every dental patient older than 18 for oral and oropharyngeal cancer is a must, writes Jo-Anne Jones, RDH. Taking the time to screen each patient can make an impact on oral cancer survival rates. However, dentists and oral healthcare professionals have a few common misconceptions about these cancers. Read more.
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