Oral cancer: Benefits and screenings
Oral cancer sadly effects many, many individuals today. Oral cancer can include any mouth diseases such as:
- Head and neck cancers
- Cancer of the larynx
- Oral malignant melanoma
- Gum disease
- Periodontal disease
- Oral cancers in the front portion of the mouth (including the tongue, cheek, jaw, gums)
- Oropharyngeal cancer (including the base of the tongue, tonsils, and the soft palate)
Who can benefit from these exams?
Everyone can benefit from oral cancer screenings! That’s why we are passionate about performing this screening when you come in for your six-month checkup appointments. We want to make sure your mouth is free from all types of oral cancers.