Dr. Douglas MacLeod
6900 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
I look forward to becoming your dentist. We offer conservative and preventative care to help you maintain healthy and attractive teeth and gums. We know you will be comfortable and relaxed with our friendly team. You'll love the results that we can get with our combination of latest technology and experienced, caring dental professionals.
Call Today: 919-848-8444
New Trends in Dentistry
(5/19) Dental Visits Can Also Lead To Oral Cancer Detection. WWLP-TV Springfield, MA carries a CNN Health Minute segment reporting that a visit to the dentist “is not just about cavities and gum disease,” but “can save your life” with early detection of oral cancer. The CNN segment pointed to one woman who began to have a burning sensation in the back of her tongue that persisted, and was diagnosed by her dentist have a thorough exam. Still, “If caught early oral cancer has a very good survival rate,” CNN reports. Moreover, the segment reports that while oral cancer is common among long-term tobacco users, “young people are getting diagnosed more and more, often because of” HPV.
4/22/15 Sore Mouth, Bleeding Gums May Be Symptoms Of Stress.In its list of 10 symptoms of overstress, Prevention Magazine (4/22) reports that a sore mouth or jaw, and bleeding gums may be two such symptoms. “A sore jaw can be a sign of teeth grinding, which usually occurs during sleep and can be worsened by stress, says Matthew Messina, DDS, a consumer advisor to the American Dental Association,”
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