March 3, 2016
Any type of cancer screening involves looking for cancer before any symptoms are present. With oral cancer screening, this examination is particularly important for two reasons. First, oral and throat cancers are highly treatable and curable when then are caught early. And second, because the five-year survival rate for people diagnosed with an oral or pharyngeal cancer is only slightly higher than 64 percent, early detection is critical.
At Enclave Dental, Dr. Thomas and her team are committed to not only your oral health, but your general health, too. That’s why your Southlake dentist conducts oral cancer screenings at each dental checkup.