April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, a month that is dedicated to spreading global awareness of this often-overlooked disease. During this time, it’s important that individuals consider their oral health and educate themselves on what oral cancer looks like and the preventative steps they can take to protect both themselves and their loved ones.
To make sure that you catch any signs of oral cancer and other oral diseases early, it’s vital that you schedule a regular oral cancer screening with Dr. Travis Roberts at Adams Dental Group. Learn more about oral cancer and its early signs by reading below:
Oral cancer can be split into more specific types of cancers that occur in the mouth, including the throat, sinuses, palates, cheeks, lips, and tongue.
During Oral Cancer Awareness Month, we take the opportunity to talk about early detection through oral cancer screening can help oral health professionals identify the symptoms and signs of various types of oral cancer. Additionally, people can keep an eye out for the following symptoms and signs of oral cancer:
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS April 24th, 2018
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