Mouth cancer affects thousands of people every day in the UK. However, with prevention and early detection, successful recovery rates are much higher.
Mouth cancer screening is a routine inspection where we closely check your face, lips, throat and neck, as well as inside your mouth. We routinely screen for oral cancer at Hilltop Dental whenever you come in for a check-up appointment.
Tumours can commonly appear on the roof or floor of the mouth as well as:
Signs that you should not ignore include:
While these signs are not necessarily symptoms of mouth cancer, it is advisable to get a medical consultation as soon as possible.
During an oral health assessment, we can advise you on the actions you can take to reduce the risk of mouth cancer. These include stopping smoking, reducing alcohol consumption and eating a balanced diet.
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