Examination of Oral Cancer in Lakewood Ranch, FL & Bradenton

No matter your age, dental oral cancer screenings should be an important part of your oral health maintenance regimen.

By prioritizing and undergoing regular examination of oral cancer at, patients can help ensure that their oral and overall health are not only protected, but that we are able to quickly examine, identify, and treat any concerning symptoms that do develop. Seeking a dentist for oral cancer screening becomes a critical step in this preventive approach. A dentist for oral cancer screening is specially trained to recognize the early signs of oral cancer, which can often be subtle and overlooked by the untrained eye.

There are a number of potential risk factors for oral cancer, including age (patients over 40 have a higher risk), smoking, poor nutrition, lacking oral health habits, and more. Men are more likely to develop oral cancer than women. Given these risk factors, it's crucial to include regular dental oral cancer screenings in your dental care regimen. These screenings are simple, quick, and can be lifesaving.

Some common symptoms of oral cancer include:

  • persistent sores or lesions in the mouth or throat
  • difficulty swallowing or chewing food
  • numbness or bleeding that's unexplained
  • a lump on the neck or jawline
  • ear pain
  • sores on the face, neck, or mouth that don't heal after two weeks
  • any changes in the way your teeth fit together when you bite down
  • any changes in your voice, such as hoarseness that persists.

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms and interested in examination of oral cancer, call us for oral cancer screenings in Bradenton. During your assessment, we will thoroughly examine your mouth for any signs of cancerous or precancerous cells. If we do find anything concerning, we will work with you to develop a treatment plan.

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Call Our Team About An Oral Cancer Screenings in Bradenton

  • Learn which symptoms to watch for
  • Have any oral or facial growths assessed right away
  • Drastically improve your chances of successful treatment with quick action
  • Undergo a quick & easy examination
  • Prioritize your oral health!
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