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Oral Cancer

Alternative Text Posted September 13, 2019 / Dental Health, Oral Cancer
Dr Alex Hawkins

The Smoking Gun: Tobacco & Oral Health

They say not everything natural is good for you. Nature has many poisons that humans have experimented with and learned the hard way to avoid. Tobacco is a popular plant that we’ve learned can really do a number on your health. Using tobacco is a personal and communal practice that can be really hard to […]

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Alternative Text Posted April 13, 2019 / Dental Health, Oral Cancer
Dr Alex Hawkins

Oral Cancer – Prevention & Early Detection

Cancer is always a scary word—but it doesn’t have to be the last word. Equipped with good information and the best doctors, you can feel empowered to navigate whatever stands before you or your loved one. Oral cancer is common, affecting approximately 50,000 Americans every year. If you have more questions about oral cancer, read […]

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Alternative Text Posted April 27, 2014 / News from Hawkins Family Dentistry, Oral Cancer
Dr Alex Hawkins

Protect Yourself from Oral Cancer

Dr. Hawkins and all of us at Hawkins Family Dentistry would like to take this opportunity to talk about oral cancer, the lives that are lost to it, and what it could mean for you and your family. Oral cancer is one of the only cancers that is actually becoming more common, and we want […]

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Alternative Text Posted February 13, 2014 / News from Hawkins Family Dentistry, Oral Cancer
Dr Alex Hawkins

Skin Cancer Protection: Don’t Forget Your Lips!

We know that our patients are smart and you all lather yourself and your loved ones in sunscreen anytime you go outside in the Midlothian, VA sun. You wear your sunglasses, and maybe even a wide-brimmed hat. But do you protect your lips? Your lips are very sensitive parts of your skin, and you can […]

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Alternative Text Posted April 13, 2013 / News from Hawkins Family Dentistry, Oral Cancer
Dr Alex Hawkins

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and  Hawkins Family Dentistry is working with health care providers around the country to educate people about the causes of this terrible disease and how everyone can lower their risk of contracting it. Approximately 35,000 people will be diagnosed with some form of oral cancer this year, and there […]

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Alternative Text Posted January 27, 2013 / News from Hawkins Family Dentistry, Oral Cancer
Dr Alex Hawkins

You Should Be Worried About Oral Cancer

Today, and every day this year, more than 16 people will die from some form of oral cancer. Every hour three more people are diagnosed with one of the numerous types of this disease. Many people know that smoking and drinking greatly increase your risk of developing head or neck cancer, but shockingly the human […]

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