Monthly Archives: December 2014

Prevention and Detection:

Oral Cancer signs and symptoms:

  • A┬ásore, irritation, lump or thick patch in your mouth, lip or throat
  • A white or red patch in your mouth
  • A feeling that something is caught in your throat
  • Difficulty chewing or swallowing or moving your jaw or tongue
  • Numbness in your tongue or other areas of your mouth
  • Swelling of your jaw that causes denture to fit poorly or become uncomfortable
  • Pain in one ear without hearing loss

An annual exam at your dental office can help with early detection of oral cancer. Call to set up your exam today!