Oral Cancer Screening

Looking out for your best smile

Early Detection and Prevention

About 2.9% of all cancers that are found in the United States are oral cancers.

Oral cancer can happen anywhere in the mouth and throat, but it is most often found on the tongue, tonsils, oropharynx, gums, floor of the mouth, lips, inside of the cheeks, or hard palate. 

Oral cancer Risk Factors

Oral cancer can happen to anyone, but men are twice as likely to get it as women. Men over 50 who smoke and drink alcohol are more likely to get oral cancer.

Other risk factors include:

  • UV exposure from the sun or sunlamps
  • GERD (gastrointestinal reflux disease)
  • previous radiation treatment to the head and neck
  • exposure to certain chemicals,
  • bad diet

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