November is Mouth Cancer Awareness Month.
What is Mouth or Oral Cancer?
Oral cancer refers to cancer that develops in any part of the mouth. It is a type of head and neck cancer and is often treated similarly to other head and neck cancers. Oral cancer can occur on:
It's part of a larger group of oral and oropharyngeal cancers. Oropharyngeal cancer refers to cancers that develop in the throat (oropharynx).
Early detection and treatment are crucial for improving the prognosis of oral cancer. Regular dental visits can help in early detection, as dentists can often spot the early stages of oral cancer.
Contact us if you suspect or have any of the above symptoms at Seattle Dental Care - Biological Dentist, Seattle, WA (206)728 -1330.