Oral Cancer Screenings
An early diagnosis can be key in the success of oral cancer treament. Like all cancer, oral cancer can be life threatening. Routine screenings and examinations allow our dental office the opportunity to spot the early signs and symptoms. These screenings can not only detect cancerous cells, but precancerous cells as well.
Common symtoms include:
-White or Red spots
-Sores in the mouth
-Severe pain or tenderness
The following can also help you and your family prevent oral cancer:
-Avoid all tobacco products
-Avoid or limit consumption of alcohol
-Wear protective lotions and lip balm when exposed to sun
Please call our office today to schedule your next routine screening.