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A semi-annual oral cancer screening needs to become routine in managing your overall health. We genuinely care about your well-being so we offer complimentary screenings during your exam.
Oral cancer most commonly involves the lips or the tongue. However, it may also occur on the cheek lining, floor of the mouth, gums (gingiva), or roof of the mouth (palate). It can appear as a sore, a lump, or an ulcer in the mouth that may be a deep, hard-edged crack in the tissue most often pale colored, but may be dark or discolored. It is usually painless at first, but may develop into a burning sensation or pain as the tumor advances. Early detection of oral cancer is the best preventative option in treatment.
Other symptoms that may occur with oral cancer include: