Health & Wellness Magazine, launched in 2004, has one of the highest circulations of any free publication in Kentucky. Found in over 2,500 locations with a readership exceeding 75,000 a month, Health & Wellness was created to raise awareness of health-related issues. Professionals from the central Kentucky healthcare industry are featured in monthly articles
Dr. Melvyn Yeoh is an assistant professor and chief of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Division at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. More information about UK Dentistry is available at ukhealthcare.uky.edu/dentistry.
The American Cancer Society estimates roughly 53,000 people in the United States will develop oral cancer in 2019. That’s about 145 new cases confirmed each day. More troubling still, Kentucky has one of the nation’s highest incidences of oral cancer, according to the National Institutes of Health.