April is International oral cancer awareness month and it’s our hope that all readers will be proactive and treat their mouths with the same diligent care as they do with the rest of their bodies when it comes to check ups, because oral cancer is extremely dangerous.
Early detection is vital to surviving oral cancer! As dentists, we have the skills & tools to detect early signs of oral cancer & pre-cancerous conditions. By seeing us for those all important regular dental check-ups that include oral cancer screenings, we can help to win the battle against oral cancer. With oral cancer screenings, most malignancies can be detected in the early stages, while they are still highly curable.
Everyone knows smoking causes lung cancer. However, there’s another side effect of smoking that doesn’t get as much attention, and that’s the toll it takes on your dental health.