Although oral cancer is not as common as some other cancers, it should still be screened for regularly, as the earlier it is diagnosed, the better the outcome.
– Your dentist should check for any unusual signs at your regular teeth checkups
– You should tell your dentist about any unusual symptoms such as sores within the mouth that haven’t healed or a lingering sore throat, vague but persistent pain, or numbness
– Tobacco use increases the risk of developing oral cancer
“Catching oral cancer early can improve your chances of a successful treatment!”
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