Avoiding the Pacifier: Is It Worth It?

Though long-used for infant comfort, the benefits of a pacifier are up for debate. Sucking is a reflex that is normal for infants, but sucking on a foreign object such as a pacifier can harm the development of different oral structures. Babies that have so-called...

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Am I At Risk for Oral Cancer?

Determining an individual’s risk for oral cancer is a complex process that involves looking at a person’s age, sex, race, genetics, and lifestyle. Often the appearance of cancers is a combination of several factors, however just one risk factor on its own is enough...

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