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Are You Wasting Your Time Going to the Gym?

  • August 9, 2017

We live in a health-conscious world these days. Countless fitness centers, specialized boutiques and group class crazes, super curated diets, juice bars on every corner and exceptionally aspirational social media profiles proliferate in America and beyond. It’s no question that…

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Oral Cancer and Risk Assessment: Is there a Test?

  • April 2, 2014

LED Medical, BC Cancer Agency and Genome BC are partnering to tackle this head on. Risk assessment has been part of an effective screening protocol for many forms of cancer. The survival rates for patients diagnosed with high profile cancers…

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Early Detection Equals Higher Survival Rates

  • March 14, 2014

It is a disease that we give very little thought to, but oral cancer continues to be prevalent with approximately 42,000 Americans being diagnosed with oral cancer or oral pharyngeal cancer this year. It will cause over 8,000 deaths, killing…

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After the COE is ‘DONE’

  • March 6, 2014

When it comes to patient records it is always best to be able to confirm that a clinical oral examination was done, but writing “COE done” in a chart is NOT enough. The Clinical Oral Examination (COE) should be thoroughly documented with a systematic…

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Why is the Adjunctive Device Important to COE?

  • February 28, 2014

Why do you need an adjunctive oral examination device in your practice? The answer to that is straightforward. An adjunctive device utilizing tissue fluorescence visualization picks up where the conventional clinical exam leaves off because it can help to detect…

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The Thriving Dentist Show Interviews Jo-Anne Jones

  • February 22, 2014

Jo-Anne Jones, Key Opinion Leader, for a number of corporations within the dental community was interviewed by Gary Takacs on The Thriving Dentist. The interview focuses on "how and why the incidence of oral cancer has changed over the past…

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Is the COE Part of Your Routine?

  • February 7, 2014

The conventional intra and extra oral head and neck examination is taught in dental and hygiene schools to screen patients for oral cancer and other oral mucosal disease. It normally consists of a visual inspection of oral tissue, or oral…

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