Did you know that in the United States, one person dies every hour from oral cancer? More than 80% of cases can be cured, but only if caught early. That’s why we perform an oral cancer screening with every exam.
Learn more about this service, including how often you should get oral cancer screenings and how cases are treated.
The fact that we perform screenings with every exam means you can get one every six months. Maintaining a regular schedule is important, as early detection leads to better outcomes.
It’s even more important to get an oral cancer screening if you're experiencing oral cancer symptoms, which include:
The following factors can increase your risk of getting oral cancer:
Oral cancer is typically treated with surgery, in partnership with oncologists. That said, each case varies. If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, please call our office to schedule a screening and consultation.
Morton Dental Center is here for you. Whether you have any questions you’d like to ask us or you’re ready to book an appointment, please reach out to us via the information on our contact page.