October is breast health awareness month. What has that got to do with my dentist? Those of you that come on a regular basis are used to our exam routine. But did you know that when I am feeling your neck down to your collarbones, I am looking for swollen lymph nodes? These can sometimes be evidence of breast cancer. Statistics show that many people see their dentist more frequently and regularly than their primary care physician, so we are a partner in early cancer diagnosis.