• The Relationship Between Breathing, Swallowing and Speaking

    Traditionally, breathing, swallowing and speaking have been considered separate entities that all just happened to take place at the same place- in the mouth and throat. More recent evidence, however, has shown that these tasks are actually intertwined, leading…

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  • How To Get Used To Hearing Aids

    You know how dazzling the sun can seem when you walk out of a dark movie theater during daylight? Your immediate reaction may be to cover your eyes—a reflexive response based on your brain telling you that it’s too bright for you to be out there. Getting a…

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  • Xerostomia

    Xerostomia describes the sensation of oral dryness and is commonly called “dry mouth.” Some typical causes of dry mouth include medications, radiotherapy to the head and neck for cancer treatment, and systemic diseases. Xerostomia can have a profound, negative…

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  • Screening Oral, Head & Neck CA Awareness Month

    April is Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month. The Oral Cancer Foundation estimates that close to 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. Don’t risk it. Each month, perform an oral self-examination using a bright…

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