Let’s help prevent, detect, and treat oral cancer!💪
February 4th is World Cancer Day, which was first established on February 4th, 2000 in Paris, to raise awareness of cancer and encourage its prevention. At Seattle Dental Care, we would like to play our part in informing our patients and the public on how to recognize and prevent oral cancer.
What are some ways to prevent oral cancer?
Maintain good oral hygiene
Quit smoking and do not chew tobacco
Drink alcohol in moderation
Avoid HPV infection of the mouth
Visit your dentist regularly.
What are some possible symptoms of oral cancer?
White/red patches on the soft tissues of the mouth
Sores that don’t heal
Pain in the ear, mouth, or face
Numbness of the jaw and chin
A lump inside of the mouth
Contact us if you suspect or have any of the above symptoms at Seattle Dental Care - Biological Dentist, Seattle, WA (206)728 -1330.