Among the terrible cancers that we generally hear about, oral cancer doesn’t seem to be but a blip on the radar. But nearly forty-two thousand people will be diagnosed this year, and of those approximately eight thousand will not live more than a couple of months. The high mortality rate of this cancer is not due to its difficulty to diagnose or treat, but rather to the late stages in which it is usually diagnosed. That’s why it is so important to get an oral cancer screening from you Aurora dental expert, Aurora Family Dentistry.

The signs of oral cancer are similar to those of more benign oral conditions. White lesions in the mouth and swelling of the lymph nodes can all be indicators of oral cancer. Because of the seemingly mundane nature of the symptoms, you should get check for early signs of oral cancer every time you visit your dental professional.

Aurora Family Dentistry has state-of-the-art tools to help diagnose and detect early signs of oral cancer. Don’t take chances with your life. Call today and schedule your oral cancer screening at Aurora Family Dentistry, your Aurora dental expert.