oral cancer screening

Using detection tools to prevent oral cancer: A product roundupDentists are the front line of defense when it comes to detecting oral cancer.
Using detection tools to prevent oral cancer: A product roundup
Why educating the entire team in oral cancer detection protocol is critical
Why educating the entire team in oral cancer detection protocol is criticalEnsuring your entire team has the necessary education and training to follow and understand oral cancer detection protocols can be crucial to effective patient care.
What you need to know about HPV, oral cancer and your dental patients
What you need to know about HPV, oral cancer and your dental patientsVibrant, energetic and fitness-conscious, Sandy Wexler, a pediatric nurse who appeared to be in perfect health, was shocked to learn during her routine dental check up that she had a large suspicious lump on the right side of her neck. Sandy had not noticed anything different about her neck until that moment and thought it must be simply a swollen lymph node due to a subclinical infection of some kind. She assumed a course of antibiotics would easily remedy the situation.
A dental guide to cross-coding for oral cancer screening
A dental guide to cross-coding for oral cancer screeningDental professionals are a patient’s primary source of screening within the oral cavity; thus attention must be paid to the most common oral malignancy: squamous cell carcinoma. Historically such malignancies were attributed only to patients with a history of extensive alcohol and tobacco use. However, other risk factors such as human papilloma virus and medication use are shifting the profession’s perception of who may be at risk for oral cancer.
Stories of survivors: 5 must-read reasons why oral cancer detection is critical
Stories of survivors: 5 must-read reasons why oral cancer detection is criticalWhen will we get it right? When will dentistry be more proactive in the screening and diagnosis of oral cancer? When will we remember that dysplastic tissues quite often become cancerous? When will we see oral cancer walks in all 50 states to raise awareness? If not now, when?
Top technologies for caries and cancer detection
Top technologies for caries and cancer detectionWhen it comes to technology and the integration of it, there are many ways to skin the “Technology Cat.” For many, it might mean integrating computers into your daily clinical routine. Or it might mean finally embracing digital radiography and adding that component to your office armamentarium.
Vista division releases oral cancer screening system
Vista division releases oral cancer screening systemVisual Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vista Dental Products, is focused on developing transformative life changing technologies for cancer screening, detection and intervention through the use of molecular markers.
What Would Dayna Do ... about the proper coding and billing for an oral cancer screening in the dental practice?