The Dr. Blevins can catch oral cancer in its early stages (when it’s most treatable) by screening for the condition during your next appointment.estimates that over 53,000 Americans will get oral or throat cancer this year. The good news is that
We will complete a visual exam of your mouth (teeth, lips, and gums) and throat to look for abnormalities and signs of cancer.
If we see anything abnormal, we may collect cells from the area of concern by using a simple brush test. The sample will get sent to the laboratory for analysis, and we’ll discuss the results with you when finished.
Dr. Blevins routinely evaluates our patients for oral cancer signs and symptoms during routine visits. This is just one more reason why it’s so important to see our dentist in Mullins, SC, at least every 6 months for preventive care.
If you recognize the Mullins dentist as soon as possible., schedule an appointment with our
Symptoms that may indicate oral cancer include:
We want you to have a healthy mouth for many years to come. That’s why we encourage you to speak with Dr. Blevins if you’re concerned about the possibility of oral cancer.
The following are risk factors for oral cancer:
Even if you don’t identify with any of these risk factors, you can still get oral cancer. Just remember that early diagnosis and treatment is very important for cancer survival.
Dr. Blevins and his team can be trusted to deliver 5-star dentistry! As a Christian dental office, we strive to build solid relationships with our patients based on honesty, compassion, and trust. To request an appointment with our family dentist in Mullins, SC, call Blevins Dentistry at (843) 561-4039.