Oral cancer screenings are a very important part of the dental visit for the patient. With proper recall visits, we are able to pinpoint the start of a potential problem as early as possible in its evolution. The ability to do so is extremely important in being able to treat any issues prior to them becoming a major irreversible problem.
Certain lifestyle choices can have a great impact on the health of tissues and your overall health in the mouth. Tobacco and alcohol are two factors that may increase your risk for oral cancer.