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Oral Cancer Screening

Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer screening is a thorough oral examination performed by your dentist to look for cancerous and precancerous signs in your mouth. This screening aims to identify if you have oral cancer at an early stage, so you have a greater chance of getting fully cured. This is why, at DB Dental Care, we suggest you get your oral cancer screening done when you come for your regular dental visit, whether you have the symptoms or not. Ideally, adults above 20 should get oral cancer screening once every three years, whereas those above 40 should go for annual screenings.

Dr. Bravo at DB Dental Care, a state-of-the-art dental office in Miami, FL, would thoroughly check your mouth for any cancerous or precancerous symptoms. If there is anything suspicious, you will be recommended to get a biopsy done or would be referred to a specialist. When booking a comprehensive dental exam appointment, add oral cancer screening to your schedule.

What are the symptoms of oral cancer?

Everyone should get oral cancer screening regularly, as suggested by your dentist in Miami, FL. But you should get extra alert and seek medical help immediately in case you notice the following symptoms:
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If you have any of the above symptoms or your oral cancer screening is due for a considerable period, schedule an appointment with our dentist in Miami, FL. The whole procedure takes less than 5 minutes.

Who is more likely to get oral cancer?

Even though anyone can get oral cancer, but following people are at greater risk and hence should be more careful:
To know more about the oral cancer screening procedure and how it can be helpful for you, give us a call at (786) 418-6757. Our friendly staff will always be there to help you, book your appointment, or give the right information for your queries.