True prevention is not waiting for bad things to happen, it’s preventing things from happening in the first place
It is recommended by dentists worldwide that everyone should undergo a dental checkup twice every year. At Horizon Dental, the regular dental checkup is not only related to teeth or gums but also involves a checkup of soft tissues, oral mucosa, and salivary glands. The comprehensive dental checkup helps in diagnosis and early treatment of diseases such as oral cancer etc.
Who is at risk of having oral cancer?
People consuming tobacco in any form like smoking, reverse smoking, and tobacco chewing
It can occur in people who are more exposed to sunlight like farmers
Excessive alcohol consumption
Testing for Oral Cancer
Oral cancer screening involves extra tests like
Oral cancer screening using dye
Oral cancer screening using light
Oral biopsy to confirm the diagnosis