Do you have a sore or pain in your mouth? The most critical part of a periodic dental examination is a thorough oral cancer screening.
Signs and Symptoms of oral cancer include:
- Sores that don’t heal
- Lumps on the lip or in the mouth or throat
- White or red patches on the gums, tongue, lining of the mouth
- Unusual bleeding, pain or numbness in the mouth
- Sore throats that don’t go away, or a feeling that something is caught in the throat
- Pain with chewing or swallowing