jQuery UI Tooltip - Default functionality

Do you smoke? Or chew tobacco?


Call 650-965-1234 for FREE oral cancer exam today.

Oral Cancer Exam



Oral Cancer Resources 

 

Oral cancer is the sixth most common cancer among men. In the United States, over 30,000 new cases are diagnosed annually. If it is detected early, the survival rate can be 80% or higher. Unfortunately, many oral cancer victims do not discover this malignancy in its early stages. In those cases, the cure rate is much lower.

What is Oral Cancer?

There are many forms of oral cancer. It can involved the tongue, lips, throat and other parts of the mouth. In all cases, the disease involves an abnormal growth process, which if left untreated, can result in death.Oral Cancer

Signs of Oral Cancer

There are many signs and symptoms of oral cancer. Here are some of the most common ones:

  • Swelling, thickening or roughness on the tongue, cheek or on the floor of the mouth.

  • White patches along the side of the tongue or on the lip.

  • Unexplained bleeding in the mouth or throat.

  • Soreness in the back of the mouth or in the throat.

  • Hoarseness, chronic sore throat, or changes in the voice.

  • Persistent sores in the lips, tongue, palate or throat.

  • Unexplained red or white patches anywhere on the gums, tongue, throat, or lips.

Oral Cancer Causes

The number one cause of oral cancer is tobacco, both inhaled and smokeless. Patients who smoke cigarettes, cigars, pipes or other inhaled products are at increased risk.

Smokeless tobacco products, such as snuff, are also very detrimental. Anyone who "puts a little bit between your cheek and gum" is making a big mistake when it comes to preserving their oral health.

Diagnosis of Oral Cancer

In order to be sure you do NOT have any form of oral cancer, you need to be examined by a dentist or physician or an annual basis. Self-examination is not enough. At a dental office, your dentist will examine your oral tissues, and can determine if you are healthy. This is especially important if you smoke.

If your dentist suspects that you may have an oral malignancy, a biopsy may be ordered. This is a definitive diagnostic procedure and should always be followed if there is a suspicious area.

Treatment for Oral Cancer

When the diagnosis of oral cancer is made, surgical excision is the treatment of choice. Fortunately, if this is performed early, survival is often assured. Unfortunately, early detection is sometimes not made, and the survival rate is low.

Oral Cancer Resources (Click to learn more)

answers about oral cancer
cancer in mouth
cancer in the mouth
cancer mouth sores
cancer of the mouth
cancer of the mouth pictures
cancer roof of mouth
cancer sores in mouth
canine mouth cancer
canine oral cancer
causes of mouth cancer
causes of oral cancer
chewing tobacco mouth cancer
chewing tobacco oral cancer
dental oral cancer
early mouth cancer
early oral cancer
early signs of mouth cancer
early signs of oral cancer
floor of mouth cancer
foot and mouth disease
hpv and oral cancer
leukoplakia oral cancer
lip cancer
metastatic oral cancer
mouth and throat cancer
mouth cancer
mouth cancer
mouth cancer from chewing
mouth cancer from chewing tobacco
mouth cancer from tobacco
mouth cancer in dogs
mouth cancer photos
mouth cancer pics
mouth cancer picture
mouth cancer pictures
mouth cancer signs
mouth cancer symptoms
mouth cancer treatment
mouth throat cancer
oral breast cancer
oral cancer
oral cancer age
oral cancer awareness
oral cancer cause
oral cancer causes
oral cancer cells
oral cancer chemotherapy
oral cancer chew
oral cancer chewing
oral cancer dentist
oral cancer detection
oral cancer diagnosis
oral cancer drugs
oral cancer exam
oral cancer facts
oral cancer foundation
oral cancer gum
oral cancer gums
oral cancer images
oral cancer incidence
oral cancer lesion
oral cancer lesions
oral cancer lip
oral cancer lump
oral cancer metastasis
oral cancer pain
oral cancer patients
oral cancer photo
oral cancer photos
oral cancer pics
oral cancer picture
oral cancer pictures
oral cancer prevention
oral cancer prognosis
oral cancer radiation
oral cancer risk
oral cancer screening
oral cancer screenings
oral cancer signs
oral cancer smokeless tobacco
oral cancer snuff
oral cancer sore
oral cancer statistics
oral cancer surgery
oral cancer survival
oral cancer survival rate
oral cancer survival rates
oral cancer symptom
oral cancer symptoms
oral cancer symtoms
oral cancer test
oral cancer tongue
oral cancer treatment
oral cancer treatments
oral cancer tumor
oral cancer tumors
oral cancer types
oral cancer walk
oral cancer white
oral cancers
oral cavity cancer
oral lung cancer
oral mouth cancer
oral sex and cancer
oral sex and throat cancer
oral sex breast cancer
oral sex cancer
oral sex cause cancer
oral sex causes cancer
oral sex causes throat cancer
oral sex linked to cancer
oral sex throat cancer
oral skin cancer
photos of mouth cancer
photos of oral cancer
pics of mouth cancer
picture of mouth cancer
pictures of mouth cancer
pictures of oral cancer
signs of mouth cancer
signs of oral cancer
smoking oral cancer
stages of mouth cancer
stages of oral cancer
symptoms of mouth cancer
symptoms of oral cancer
throat cancer oral
throat cancer
tobacco mouth cancer
tobacco oral cancer
tongue cancer
treatment for oral cancer
treatment of oral cancer
types of oral cancer
what does mouth cancer look like
what does oral cancer look like



650-965-1234

Map


About Us  |  Testimonials  |  Comments  |  Contact Us  |  Map  |  Living Social


jQuery UI Tooltip - Default functionality