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Everything You Need to Know About an Oral Cancer Screening in La Mesa

Nearly 50,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral oropharyngeal cancer this year. In addition, nearly 10,000 Americans will die from this deadly cancer this year, about one person every hour. Having an oral cancer screening can help you avoid becoming one of them. The main purpose of an oral cancer test is to identify the [...]

By | 2018-10-09T11:05:39-07:00 June 22nd, 2018|Oral Cancer|

5 Signs That You May Need an Oral Cancer Screening

We all know that it's important to take care of our teeth and gums with twice daily brushing/ flossing and regular dental cleanings. But unless something is out of the ordinary, we may ignore little things, like persistent canker sores, that we assume will go away on their own. Sometimes these things don't go away [...]

By | 2018-10-09T11:05:46-07:00 May 23rd, 2018|Oral Cancer|

The Importance of Regularly Screening For Oral Cancer

51,540 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. Another 10,030 people will lose their battle with this disease. That equates to roughly 1 person per hour. With statistics like that, you can't afford to take chances. The best way to protect yourself from a diagnosis is to get checked regularly. Your dentist should [...]

By | 2018-10-09T11:09:06-07:00 March 13th, 2018|Oral Cancer|

How to Prevent Oral Cancer With Regular Screenings

Oral cancer is one of the most common yet overlooked causes of death worldwide. Each year, about 48,000 Americans are diagnosed with this condition. Most people have no symptoms in the early stages of the disease. As cancer spreads, it may cause mouth sores, ulcers, and sore throat. You might also notice white patches on [...]

By | 2018-10-09T11:11:00-07:00 September 5th, 2017|Oral Cancer|

Patient Stories

Love Charlie! He’s a very caring dentist and really wants to make sure you’re comfortable. He explains everything he’s doing every step of the way and asks you how you’re doing frequently.
Kaylee H.
I usually (REALLY) hate going to the dentist, but I really liked Dr. Fung. It was a way different experience than my old dentist, who had a big office with many dentists, hygienists, and many patients going in and out. His office is very small, which makes it feel more comfortable, and allows for better personal care. The hygienist and Dr. Fung were both very good, gentle, and sensitive to the my needs. I definitely trust Dr. Fung to do great work (I have to get some fillings), and I felt like he really cared about me and wanted to figure out the best thing for me. I definitely recommend him and I’m very happy to have found him!!
Karen H.
I had an athletic injury that broke my front tooth and was terrified that it would never look normal. I had already been seeing Dr. Fung (since I was a kid) and knew I could trust him to fix it. He talked me through the entire process, as I was very nervous. I couldn’t believe the results. It was flawless. It has been several years since my tooth broke, and no one has EVER guessed that my front tooth is fake. I am forever grateful for Dr. Fung’s attention to detail, perfectionism, and for giving me my smile back.
Best dentist I have ever had! He and his staff are very caring and you can tell he actually cares about his patients. But most importantly he never tried to convince me I needed a procedure I didn’t. Normally I find dentists are like used car salesmen, but not Dr Fung. When I asked him about teeth whitening he explained what would happen, any risks, the cost and then let me make the decision without further pressure.
Melissa H.
We brought the whole gang of 4 kids to see Dr. Fung last Saturday morning. It was our oldest 2 kids (4 & 3 years old) first trip to the dentist. I thought it would be a total gong show but the crew at Dr. Fung’s office were total professionals. Zero meltdowns and what was most impressive was how thoughtful they were. They knew we had 4 kids coming so they stocked up on toys for the kids. Definitely not their first rodeo and this Dad was happy to have someone who gets it. Thank you so much!!
Warren Duthie
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