~ One person dies every hour from oral cancer in the United States with the mortality unchanged for more than 40 years.
~ Alarmingly, more than 25% of oral cancer victims have no lifestyle risk factors.
~ Early detection of pre-cancerous tissue can minimize or eliminate the potentially disfiguring effects of oral cancer and possibly save your life.
Proven screening technologies such as mammogram, Pap smear, PSA and colonoscopy offer the same types of early detection of cancer. Oral Cancer screening is an easy and painless examination that enables the chance to identify and monitor any abnormalities you may have at the earliest possible stage.
This practice prescribes an oral cancer screening exam for all adult patients age 18 and older and tobacco users of any age.