We screen for Oral Cancer with every exam and every dental cleaning. We take detection and seriously. We simply look and feel for the screening, it is not invasive and there is no discomfort or pain. We do not charge for the initial screening.
We also educate patients to look themselves. If there is anything abnormal, not normal healthy pink, then we should take a look at it.
We follow the Oral Cancer Foundation’s standard of care: Any sore, discoloration, induration, prominent (exophytic) tissue, irritation, hoarseness, complaints of difficulty in swallowing, unilateral earaches, which does not resolve within a two week period on its own, with or without treatment, should … Read the rest