[Question] ||| "Is it true that there is a link to oral cancer and the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)?



[Answer] |||  "Recent studies have linked HPV to increased risk of oral cancer.  Early detection increases positive outcome.  New screening tests are available.  We offer the Vizilite in-office screening test. It is quick and easy on the patient."


[ABOUT THE EXPERT] |||   Dr. Steven Morales, D.D.S. | Kokopelli Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Steven Morales, a San Francisco native, is a graduate of the UCLA School of Dentistry and the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, and is licensed in both California and Arizona. Dr. Morales moved to Arizona earlier this decade after a 10-year career practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Dr. Morales' wife, Dr. Sylvia Jimenez, D.D.S., is also part of the Kokopelli team and is a graduate of UCSF. Both doctors reside in Ahwatukee with their three boys


ADDRESS: 1327 E. Chandler Blvd. #105Phoenix, AZ 85048PHONE: (480) 283-0733ONLINE: http://www.kokosmile.com/">http://www.kokosmile.com






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