Oral Cancer Exams
Did you know that one person per hour is expected to die from oral cancer this year? This is alarming considering that the primary way to find oral cancer is through a normal dental visit. Oral cancer can be devastating, but Dr. Milsap has the training and experience to spot it in its earliest stages.
The Biggest Reason People Die from Oral Cancer
The biggest tragedy about oral cancer is that it’s largely treatable. The main reason patients die from oral cancer is that it’s not detected early enough. When oral cancer is detected in its later stages, there are far fewer options for fighting it. For this reason it’s extremely important to visit the dentist when scheduled and ensure that you’re screened for oral cancer on a regular basis.
What Parts are Affected by Oral Cancer?
Oral cancer isn’t just limited to your mouth. Dr. Milsap is experienced in spotting early signs of the disease. Cancers that affect any of the following areas are considered oral cancer:
- Salivary Glands
- Oropharyngeal Region (throat)
Let Us Ensure that You’re Free from Oral Cancer
Dr. Douglas E. Milsap has conducted hundreds of oral cancer screenings, and knows the exact signs to look for to find and diagnose the disease. Visit our office today and we’ll examine your mouth and screen you for oral cancer. If it’s found early enough, successful treatment is still likely. Contact us today!