Monday, February 12, 2018

10 Signs & Symptoms of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer can be a dangerous cancer that can spread quickly if not taken care of. By getting an oral cancer screening you can avoid this type of cancer from getting out of control and the sooner you get treatment, the more likely you are to survive. Here are 10 signs and symptoms to watch out for:

1.     Loose teeth for no reason
2.     Swelling inside the gum or the lining of the tongue
3.     Sores in the mouth that take a long time to heal or do not heal
4.     Hoarseness without clearing up
5.     A lump or mass on the neck
6.     Swelling of the jaw, not explained by other dental problems
7.     A lump in the cheek
8.     A red patch on the gums, tongue or cheek
9.     The loosening of the teeth around a spot that is sore
10.  Difficulty chewing or swallowing

Don’t waste time with wondering if you have oral cancer, get peace of mind with help from Dr. Strutz and her team.

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