Oral cancer can have very serious consequences for your smile and general health. In fact, if it is not detected and treated, oral cancer can be fatal. Our dentist and team provide oral cancer screenings to help us detect oral cancer in its earliest stages, when it is easier to treat. One problem with oral cancer is that in its earliest stages, it can resemble other health problems and you may not even recognize that you have a problem. Some of its symptoms can include:
Oral cancer can occur in any of the soft tissues of your mouth or throat. Any time you notice something out of the ordinary, you should make an appointment with our dentist. Our team can use an oral cancer screening to identify any issues and help you begin planning your treatment.