Oral cancer can be life-threatening to your health. Risks factors for oral cancel includes: frequent use of tobacco products (cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco), excessive consumption of alcohol, excessive exposure to the sun at a young age and family history. By diagnosing and treating oral cancel early, a patient’s five-year survival rate is greater than 80-90%.
At Breeze Dental, we recommend at least two oral cancer screenings each year.