Oral Cancer Screening

Oral Cancer Screening at Deluxe Dental: Early Detection for Optimal Health

Deluxe Dental is committed to your overall oral health, which is why we offer comprehensive oral cancer screenings. Early detection is crucial in the successful treatment of oral cancer, and our skilled dental team is trained to recognize the early signs and symptoms.

What is Oral Cancer Screening?

Oral cancer screening is a routine examination performed by a dentist to look for signs of cancer or precancerous conditions in your mouth. The goal is to identify oral cancer early when there is a greater chance for a cure.

Oral cancer screening is a routine examination performed by a dentist to look for signs of cancer or precancerous conditions in your mouth. The goal is to identify oral cancer early when there is a greater chance for a cure.

During the Screening:

  • Visual Inspection: Checking the face, neck, lips, inside of the nose, and oral cavity for any abnormalities.
  • Physical Examination: Feeling the tissues in your mouth for lumps or other irregularities.

Why Choose Oral Cancer Screening at Deluxe Dental?

Opting for regular oral cancer screenings at Deluxe Dental offers significant benefits:

  • Early Detection: Increases the likelihood of detecting oral cancer in its early stages when it’s more treatable.
  • Peace of Mind: Provides reassurance if no signs are detected.
  • Expert Care: Our experienced dentists are trained to recognize the subtle signs of oral cancer.
  • Comprehensive Evaluation: We assess not only your teeth and gums but also your overall oral health, which includes screening for oral cancer.

Aftercare: Following an Oral Cancer Screening

After your oral cancer screening, consider the following steps:

  • Follow-up Appointments: If any abnormalities are found, we may recommend a follow-up visit or a biopsy to further evaluate the area.
  • Self-Examination: Be aware of changes in your mouth and contact us if you notice anything unusual.
  • Regular Screenings: Continue to have regular oral cancer screenings as part of your routine dental check-ups.
  • Lifestyle Choices: Limit exposure to risk factors such as tobacco use, excessive alcohol consumption, and excessive sun exposure to the lips.

Schedule Your Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer screenings are an important part of maintaining your overall health. Contact Deluxe Dental to schedule your screening and take a proactive step in safeguarding your oral health.

Your First Appointment:

  • The old filling is removed along with any additional decay.
  • An impression is made of your teeth. A model of your teeth is made and sent to the lab.
  • A temporary onlay is placed on the tooth.
  • At the Lab: A resin is carefully placed into the model of your teeth. It is then designed to look natural.

Your Second Appointment:

  • The temporary onlay is removed.
  • A conditioning gel is placed on your tooth to prepare it for the new onlay.
  • Bonding cement is placed on the tooth and a high intensity light bonds the resin to the tooth.
  • The tooth is then polished.
  • Your teeth are restored to a natural look and feel, they are stronger and the tooth is protected!
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