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How to Make Your Own Ice Cream

As you may or may not know, July is officially National Ice Cream Month! While it is fun to go and grab ice cream from your local shop down the street, it can be more fun and rewarding to make your own ice cream for you and your family to enjoy. Ice cream is also […]

Thank you to all who participated in Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Thank you to all who participated in Oral Cancer Awareness Month. On your behalf our office will be donating to the Oral Cancer Foundation. Please continue not only this year but every year with routine dental visits with your dental provider. And do not forget your monthly self exams. It cannot be said enough, early […]

Oral Cancer and HPV

Oral Cancer Awareness Month is coming to an end but oral cancer itself is on the rise. Each year there is an estimated 42,000 new cases in the United States. With the number of oropharyngeal cancer linked to HPV rising dramatically over the past few decades. I came across this article with The Oral Cancer […]

New Oral Cancer Screening Test: Salivary Diagnostics

With April being Oral Cancer Awareness month, I wanted to share information about one of the newest oral cancer screening tests to date, salivary diagnostics. A good oral cancer exam, by an oral health professional, is still the gold standard in detecting oral cancer.  It is always best when an individual’s cancer can be detected […]

July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month

Each year in the United States, about 2,600 babies are born with a cleft palate and 4,400 babies are born with a cleft lip, with or without a cleft palate. These conditions, along with other birth defects of the head and face, are called craniofacial birth defects. July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and […]

WISDOM TEETH… IN OR OUT?

  For many teens and their parents, it’s a debate on if or when their child should have their wisdom teeth removed. This is a fairly common question for some families when they are referred to my office for evaluation. Many people are glad to part with third molars, better known as wisdom teeth, when […]

Carolina Oral and Facial Surgery Celebrates Special Mothers

Carolina Oral and Facial Surgery is celebrating the special mothers in our lives! We would like to give our patients an opportunity to tell us about their Mom. Please share with us in a few words why your Mom is your HERO. Is it her unconditional love and support? Is it her great sense of […]

Help COFS Support the Oral Cancer Foundation

Dr. Williams and several members of the COFS Team Thank you for helping us support the Oral Cancer Foundation!  Please remember that for the month of April, COFS is donating $1.00 for every  new like to our Facebook page and for each patient that mentions seeing our blog at www.carolinaofs.com when they visit either office. […]

Carolina Oral & Facial Surgery Recognizes Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month The Oral Cancer Foundation estimates that close to 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. Oral cancer’s mortality is particularly high, not because it is hard to detect or diagnose, but because the cancer is often discovered late in its development. Your family dentist […]

Assault of the Carolinas in Brevard, North Carolina

This past Saturday, April 11, 2015, I had the wonderful opportunity to once again take part in the Pisgah Forest Rotary Club’s Assault on the Carolinas. The Assault on the Carolinas is a spectacular ride that benefits many local charities. The ride begins and ends in downtown Brevard, North Carolina. Carolina Oral & Facial Surgery’s […]