oral cancer prevention

All Smiles at the 2016 Oral Cancer 5K

This year’s Oral Cancer Foundation 5K Run/Walk for Awareness was a huge success!

We all enjoyed walking and running on the beautiful St. Petersburg beach, and we were moved by the powerful story shared by Eva Grayzel. At Creating Smiles, we are passionate about oral cancer prevention, so we look forward supporting the important work of the Oral Cancer Foundation at the 5K each year.Read the rest

Join Our Oral Cancer Fight

Walk, run, cheer, or donate. Or do all four.

Creating Smiles Dental is one of the sponsors of the Oral Cancer Foundation 5K Walk/Run for Awareness again this year. As in previous years, the race is going to be on Pass-A-Grille Beach. There will be race T-shirts, goodie bags from the sponsors including Creating Smiles Dental, and raffles. Our dentists and hygienists will be on site conducting free oral cancer screenings.

Please join us as we gather to raise awareness for oral cancer.

When: Saturday, April 9, 2016

Where:  Hurley Park

               1500 Pass-A-Grille Way

               St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

Registration Begins: 6:00 am

Walk/Run Begins: 8:00 am

Registration Fees:

  • Walkers
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St. Pete’s Best Dentist, Dr. Brayer, Featured in the News

St. Pete’s Dr. Cindy Brayer of Creating Smiles Dental Fights Oral Cancer with Screenings at Save the Face Race

Dr. Cindy Brayer, DMD, PA and Creating Smiles Dental join the Oral Cancer Foundation at the Save the Face Race where they will walk, run and do free oral screenings.

Click Here to read our full press release.… Read the rest

St. Pete’s Oral Cancer Walk/Run for Oral Cancer Awareness Reminders

The OCF Walk/Run for Awareness-West Coast, FL

is right around the corner!

Here are a few reminders to help you be prepared on event day:

  • Parking will be FREE until 12pm the day of the event
  • Registration opens at 6am
  • 5K Walk/Run begins at 8am
  • Don’t forget to bring cash!! There will be many great raffle prizes which include:
    • $50 Giftcard to The Melting Pot
    • $50 Giftcard to Hooters
    • $300 Tooth Whitening – Dr. Quesada-Fox
    • $200 Melita Coffee Basket
    • $260 Aveda basket
    • $50 Giftcard to Starbucks
    • $50 Giftcard to Gennaro’s Italian Restaurant
    • Deep Tissue Massage from Indulgence Day Spa
    • $50 Giftcard to The Hurricane Bar & Grill
    • Electric Toothbrush –
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Dental Office Walks For Oral Cancer

Dr. Brayer’s dental office walks a 5K for oral cancer

Here is most of our Creating Smiles Dentistry team. Two more participants are not pictured though. 

Dr. Brayer sponsored the whole office as well as our families so we could support the Save The Face Race 5K for oral cancer awareness. We picked up our race packets a couple of days before in anticipation. The shirts are cute, but most of us wore our office t-shirts.

This race was special for us because we diagnosed oral cancer in one of our patients. He is now an oral cancer survivor! He and his wife came to support the cause too of … Read the rest

Oral Cancer Kills, we’re doing our part

We screen for Oral Cancer with every exam and every dental cleaning. We take detection and seriously. We simply look and feel for the screening, it is not invasive and there is no discomfort or pain. We do not charge for the initial screening.

We also educate patients to look themselves. If there is anything abnormal, not normal healthy pink, then we should take a look at it.

We follow the Oral Cancer Foundation’s standard of care: Any sore, discoloration, induration, prominent (exophytic) tissue, irritation, hoarseness, complaints of difficulty in swallowing, unilateral earaches, which does not resolve within a two week period on its own, with or without treatment, should … Read the rest