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11 Anchor Road, Aldridge, Walsall WS9 8PT
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Mouth Cancer Awareness

Mouth Cancer Awareness Month 2014 in November is almost upon us. At Anchor road Dental Practice , with the help of Denplan, everything is going BLUE!!!! Lots of fundraising will be done and we will be making patients aware of the signs and symptoms and also how to avoid developing mouth cancer in the future. Mouth cancer or Oral cancer is when a tumour develops inside of the mouth, on the lips, tongue, inside cheeks or tonsils. If you have heavy ulcers which do no heal within 3 to 4 weeks this can also be a sign, in which case we would advise you to visit your dentist. The main causes Of Oral/Mouth Cancer are smoking and heavy drinkers. A poor diet can also attribute to the causes of Oral cancer. It is thought that Men are more likely to suffer from this than women and the most common age group is 50-75 although younger people do still suffer. The most common ways of treating mouth cancer is with surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.  If treatment is begun early then the likelyhood of a positive outcome is dramatically increased. Regular check ups with your dentist are advised for early detection. For prevention low alcohol consumption, smoking cessation and a healthy diet can help. Mouth Cancer CampaignDonate at Justgiving...

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Go Green for NSPCC

In Aldridge at Anchor Road Dental Practice we are Going Green. Along with other local businesses and schools we have been raising money for NSPCC in association with ChildLine. Everyone is welcome to attend and show their support. The staff will be wearing green on Thursday and Friday. Do you think Hannah and Julie should always dress like this?   The Dental Practice is ready with balloons and bunting. We welcome any donations for this fantastic cause! The money raised will help train volunteers. At local primary schools they will teach children to understand abuse, and provide confidence to talk about it. We hope that this will prevent abuse of youngsters, giving them the courage to seek...

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