Usually detectable and curable, oral cancer can affect the following:
There are over 30,000 new cases of oral cancer are found each year in the United States. Your dental care provider stands as your first resource for detection and cure against this disease.
Report to your dentist immediately if you discover any of these signs/symptoms in your mouth:
Your dentist also needs to know if you notice problems with chewing, swallowing, speaking or moving any part of your mouth or tongue.
Tri-City Dental Care routinely screens for oral cancer as part of every checkup or cleaning.