There are many symptoms of oral cancer and they’re not all easily visible which is why regular checkups are key. Some of the most common visible signs include:
As with all cancer, there is always a genetic component that may cause a predisposition for the condition. However, there are certain factors that can increase your risk for developing cancer. Tobacco and alcohol substantially increase the likelihood for cancer. Aging and HPV have also been as risk factors for oral cancer.
Early diagnosis and prevention are the best ways to improve any cancer prognosis. At Applewood Dental, we want to help keep your overall health in top condition and nothing would make us happier than playing a key role in protecting you from dangerous health issues. Give us a call today to learn more about our oral cancer screenings!
At Applewood Dental, we lend our commitment to excellence to all our dental procedures. We bring you a wide range of high-quality dental treatments for your cosmetic and general needs. Whether you are looking for whiter teeth, to replace a missing tooth, or protect the dental health of your children, Applewood Dental has you covered.
Give yourself the gift of a dazzling smile.
Restore the smile your thought you had lost.
Missing tooth? No one will be able to tell!
Cavity restoration without leaving a mark.
Get your smile back with custom-made dentures.
Protection is the first step to a lifetime of excellent dental health.