Guard Your Health With Regular Oral Cancer Checks
At First-in-Smiles Dentistry in Matthews, we offer comprehensive oral cancer screenings for our patients. Our checkups are quick and non-invasive but can provide invaluable insight into your oral health.
What do oral cancer checks involve?
We will carefully examine your mouth and throat during your visit for any signs of cancerous or precancerous cells. We may use a lighted device to check for lesions, sores, swelling, or other symptoms that can indicate the presence of cancer. Further testing may be advised if anything suspicious is noticed during this exam.
How often should oral cancer checks take place?
We recommend that our patients have an oral cancer check at least once during regular preventive care appointments. If you use tobacco or consume alcohol regularly, we suggest more frequent screenings depending on your individual risk factors. We will also advise you to see us for follow-up exams if any changes are noted during your checkup.
What are the benefits of oral cancer checks?
Early detection is essential for the successful treatment of oral cancer. Regular screenings can help our team catch any signs of illness before they worsen, leading to more severe health complications. These appointments also allow us to address other oral health issues, such as cavities or gum disease.
Who should consider an oral cancer check?
Anyone over the age of 18 should have regular screenings for oral cancer. We recommend that patients at higher risk due to their lifestyle habits receive additional exams. If you have any concerns about your oral health, please contact us to discuss scheduling a checkup.
Contact First-in-Smiles Dentistry in Matthews today to learn more about our oral cancer checks and to schedule an appointment. Our team is here to help you protect your smile!
Contact First-in-Smiles Dentistry About Oral Cancer Checks Today!
- Detect the early signs of oral cancer
- Make successful treatment more likely
- Avoid undergoing invasive treatments
- Continue having good oral health
- Have peace of mind that you are cancer free!