Oral cancer is cancer of the oral cavity used to describe several different cancers that start in the region of the mouth. The most commonly occurring oral cancers include lips, tongue, cheeks, gums and mouth lining.
The mouth is the gateway to our overall health and wellness. This is why Maven dentists believe in assessing for early signs of oral cancer as apart of their regular Dental Check-up appointments.
Be mindful of the following possible symptoms:
The main risk factors for most cases of mouth cancers are tobacco and alcohol consumption. Other contributing factors can include:
Learn more about some possible treatment options with your local Maven Dental practice. We recommend you book an appointment with a dentist to further discuss and provide expert advice on restoring and maintaining great oral health.