Oral Cancer Screening: Early Detection for Your Health

At Van Cao Dentistry, we offer thorough oral cancer screenings as part of our commitment to your overall oral health and well-being.

The Importance of Oral Cancer Screening

  • Early detection is crucial for successful treatment of oral cancer.
  • Regular screenings can identify signs of cancer that might be missed otherwise.
  • Oral cancer screenings are quick, painless, and can save lives.

What Happens During an Oral Cancer Screening?

  • A visual examination of your mouth, throat, neck, and face for any signs of cancer.
  • Palpation to check for any lumps or abnormalities in the neck and jaw area.
  • Discussion of any symptoms or concerns you may have.

Who Should Get Screened for Oral Cancer?

  • Adults, especially those over the age of 40.
  • Individuals with a history of heavy tobacco and alcohol use.
  • Anyone with a previous oral cancer diagnosis or family history of cancer.

After Your Oral Cancer Screening

  • If any abnormalities are found, we may recommend further diagnostic tests.
  • We provide guidance and support for any necessary follow-up care.
  • Regular screenings are advised for ongoing monitoring.

Why Choose Van Cao Dentistry for Oral Cancer Screening?

  • Experienced professionals skilled in early cancer detection.
  • A caring and supportive environment.
  • State-of-the-art equipment for accurate screening.