Regular dental cancer screenings are important. Early detection and treatment for a condition that may result in serious and fatal conclusions. However, with early diagnosis and treatment of dental cancer, studies have shown that the chances of survival are higher compared to discovering the disease at a later stage. We can perform these fast and painless oral cancer screening tests as part of your regular dental check-up and exam.
It is important to keep in mind that early warning signs of oral cancer may often not be observed or noticeable to you in its early stages, which is why it is much more imperative to have a professional examine them for you and include them in your routine exams. For people who do not consume alcohol or tobacco products, an annual oral exam will do but for those who do consume these products, then a bi-annual exam is recommended.