Category: Oral Cancer

Why An Oral Cancer Screening Is Important

Tooth decay, gum disease, cavities…these are all things we look for when you visit your Mansfield, TX, dentists for an exam. Catching them early helps prevent future issues from appearing. In addition to those, we also provide an oral cancer screening. Detecting it at an early stage will help us plan a proper treatment going… Read more »

Early Detection Of Oral Cancer Saves Lives

According to the American Dental Association, less than half of all adult Americans routinely visit the dentist. The recommended routine for dental visits is at least twice a year or once every six months. For the adults not getting to the dentist often enough, they are missing out on the smile protection provided by their… Read more »

Importance Of Oral Cancer Screenings

When you think of preventative dentistry for your smile, the issues that may come to your mind are tooth decay and gum disease. While prevention and early treatment is important for these conditions, early detection is also vitally important when it comes to oral cancer.  Oral cancer is one of the most dangerous types of… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions: Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is a deadly form of cancer that can be treatable when caught early enough. Your dentist can conduct oral cancer screenings during your routine dental checkups. The screenings are designed to identify early signs of oral cancer in an effort to save lives and protect your health. We have answered some of the most… Read more »

Protect Yourself With Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral cancer can be deadly at the late stages, but very treatable in the early stages. Oral cancer screenings save lives by detecting oral cancer during these early stages. During dental checkups, your dentist can perform an oral cancer screening that is normally painless and takes very little time. Your mouth, neck, face, and lips… Read more »

Why Get Screened For Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer screenings are designed to identify early signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer can easily be treated at early stages, but it can be quite deadly if left to progress. During routine checkups, your dentist can perform an oral cancer screening that takes very little time and is normally painless. Your mouth, neck, face, and… Read more »

Early Detection With Oral Cancer Screenings

According to the National Institute of Dental Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), oral cancer has a high survival rate when detected early. Regular screenings by your dentist are part of a vigilant plan for early detection. The screenings can be done within a few minutes at your regular check-up. Your mouth, neck, face, and lips can be… Read more »

Is There a Link Between Coffee and Oral Cancer?

It’s no surprise that Americans love their coffee. In fact, according to a recent poll, 83% of U.S. adults drink coffee every day and the average American drinks about 3 cups of the brown stuff per day (that’s a whopping 537 million cups a day!). A slew of recent studies have shown that regularly consuming… Read more »

Oral Cancer and Screenings: Quick Facts

You probably don’t like thinking about oral cancer, which is exactly why we encourage you to visit us regularly for visual oral cancer tests. When it comes to this progressive disease, we have the capacity to recognize early changes in the lining of your mouth often long before you recognize a change. By allowing us… Read more »

Dental Check ups Include Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer is an insidious disease that is more treatable and less dangerous if caught in earlier stages. At every check up and cleaning at your Mansfield dentists’ office, Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris will screen for oral cancer. An oral cancer screening begins with a discussion of any concerns or symptoms you may be experiencing…. Read more »