Did you know that the early detection of oral cancer can greatly increase your chances of survival? At Lake Forest Dental Choice, we recommend that our patients receive oral cancer screenings at least twice a year (along with their routine examinations and cleanings!) near Laguna Woods, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Mission Viejo, CA. Early detection of Oral Cancer can save a life!
There are various factors that can contribute to an increased risk of Oral Cancer, these include:
Approximately 10,030 patients will die from oral cancer alone this year. Trusting in a trained, experienced dental professional could be the difference between surviving or not surviving oral cancer. This is why it is so important to get oral cancer screenings in Lake Forest, CA 92630.
The entire Lake Forest oral cancer screening process is actually quite simple and quick. During your oral cancer screening, your dentist will perform a visual examination, looking for any risk factors such as lumps, bumps, discoloration, ulcers or other oral abnormalities. A physical examination is also performed, feeling your mouth, lips, jaw, cheeks and even head for unusual masses or growths.
If any risk factors are noticed during your oral cancer screening at Lake Forest Dental Choice, you will be referred to a cancer specialist that can provide further testing, diagnosis, and treatment.
Want to make sure that you aren’t at risk for oral cancer? Contact Lake Forest Dental Choice today to schedule your appointment near Foothill Ranch, Laguna Hills, and Aliso Viejo, CA. Your health is our priority, and that includes screening each and every patient for oral cancer.