Oral Cancer Screening Caroline Springs
If you’re over the age of 50, get an oral cancer check
If you’re over the age of 50, there is a much higher risk of oral cancer. Early detection is paramount in the treatment of the disease. Early detection can leave a patient with a 70% survival rate, compared with a scary 30% if the disease has been left to spread.
What are the symptoms of oral cancer?
- Small lesions in the mouth or on the lips or tongue
- Persistent earaches
- Difficulty with swallowing, speaking or chewing
- Ulcers that won’t heal
- Numb areas in your mouth or on the face
Combine a regular check-up with an oral screening check
At our dental practice in Caroline Springs an oral cancer check can be incorporated into a general check-up. This way we can ensure you are on track to a happy and healthy smile and clear you of any further oral damage. A dental check-up could literally save your life!