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Episode 111

Oral Cancer: An Emerging Pandemic with Jo-Anne Jones RDH

by Gary Takacs | February 19, 2014

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Dental PodcastThe incidence of Oral Cancer has been increasing at alarming rates. Oral Cancer is the 6th most common form of cancer in the US and the most expensive to treat. At Gary’s own dental office, LifeSmiles Dental Care, he and his Team has decided to make screening for oral cancer a primary project in 2014.

Running Time: 55:39 min

In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews his friend and colleague, Jo-Anne Jones RDH. They discuss; how and why the incidence of oral cancer has changed over the past 10 years, how Jo-Anne’s personal and professional life have been impacted by oral cancer, what do Dental Professionals needs to know about oral cancer and how Dental Professionals can make a difference by getting serious about oral cancer screening. Jo-Anne is absolutely passionate about this topic and you will enjoy the wealth of information that she shares in this interview!

Jo-Anne Jones Website:

Jo-Anne Jones email address:

More Oral Cancer Resources

Clinical Practice & Educational Resources:

Lexi-Comp Reference Library: (Promo code: RDHC01 )

PennWell webinars ‘Oral Cancer Today:  The Impact on our Profession’

Patient Education Resources

Customized Assessment Risk Evaluator

Oral Cancer Cause Brochure

Oral Cancer Foundation Brochure

Six Step Screening Brochure

HPV Info Healthcare Professionals and Public Information

CDC HPV Oropharyngeal Fact Sheet

SMILE:  Healthy Teeth – Healthy Body (Health Canada booklet)

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