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Can Adults Wear Braces?


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About 1 million Americans and Canadians over the age of 18 wear braces.



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Oral Cancer Screening

 
Chapter: What Is Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer is typically painless in its early stages and often goes unnoticed by the patient until it spreads, leading to chronic pain and sometimes loss of function before it is diagnosed. In its later stages, oral cancer can lead to surgery and facial and oral disfigurement. Surgery can include removal of a portion of the tongue and jaw.
 
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