According to the American Dental Association, an average of 41,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral and throat cancers every year. At Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry, we perform oral cancer screenings and can be the first line of defense for early cancer detection.
Our dental exams include diagnostic X-rays, a thorough teeth cleaning, and an oral cancer screening. Regular dental checkups keep your teeth in tip-top shape and can be potentially lifesaving! If you catch cancer early enough, you significantly increase the chances of a full recovery and a milder treatment plan.
Oral and mouth cancer often reveals itself as a sore or abscess in your mouth or throat. Some common oral cancer symptoms are:
Our oral cancer screenings consist of a verbal, visual, and physical examination. Our screening includes:
We provide oral cancer screenings at your biannual visits!