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Oral Cancer Screening

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Routine oral cancer screening is an essential part of good oral health. It’s one of the top reasons why regular dental checkup is essential. You should schedule a dental visit at least every six months. At Jax Smiles Dentistry, we use the latest screening methods to ensure oral cancer is diagnosed in its initial stages when it’s most treatable.

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Oral Cancer

Our dentists perform a detailed visual examination of your soft tissues in your mouth. They look for changes in color, texture, and other signs. The common symptoms of oral cancer are bleeding blotchy patches, or numbness in the mouth, lumps, or rough spots on the soft tissues, among many more.

Timely diagnosis and treatment of oral cancer can increase the chances of survival to be approximately 80 to 90 percent. Our professional dentists look for early warning signs of oral cancer. We work closely with trusted and experienced oncologists who can give you treatments to protect against oral cancer.

Oral Cancer Screening at
Jax Smiles Dentistry

At Jax Smiles Dentistry, our dentist performs oral cancer screening during every routine checkup. We carefully examine the mouth for any signs of lesions. If identified, we take biopsies to determine if it’s cancerous. In case of a positive result, we can suggest specialists who can formulate an effective treatment plan for you.

You can minimize your risk of oral cancer by quit smoking, stop using tobacco, and cutting down alcohol intake. The timing of diagnosis can play a crucial role in the effectiveness of oral cancer treatment. If you experience symptoms of oral cancer, schedule a consultation right away. Give us a call today to schedule an appointment.

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  • An experienced dental care team