Oral Cancer Screenings

At Dr. Steven W. Haywood in Timonium, we want our patients to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning. ┬áIf you skip a checkup because you don’t think you have any cavities, remember there’s more to your visit, because we perform oral cancer screenings, too. Lung and breast cancer get a […]

Beware of Hidden Sugar

At Dr. Steven W. Haywood in Timonium, we counsel our patients to mind their dental health by watching their sugar intake, in order to prevent cavities and other issues. If you are trying to cut sugar from your diet, or at least cut back, you are probably skipping the usual suspects: candy, soda, and baked […]

Top Ten Reasons to Visit Your Dentist

You smile deserves regular attention. If you haven’t seen the dentist at Dr. Steven W. Haywood in Timonium lately, consider these important reasons why you should: Check Up: It’s time, and this is the best way to head off any dental problems. Clean Up: Our dental hygienist is ready to give you a super clean […]

What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

Categories: Oral Cancer
Timonium oral cancer screening

During routine dental examinations, your dentist may look for signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to cancers in the tongue, mouth, lips, jaw, and throat. Many Timonium dental patients don’t realize the seriousness of oral cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 39,000 people will get oral cancer this year.1 Consider this sobering […]