Posted August 16, 2017.
The uncontrollable growth of cells that invade and cause damage to the bordering tissue is called cancer. There are many types of cancer, manifesting in many different areas of the body. Oral cancer, which includes cancers of the tongue, lips, floor of the mouth, cheeks, and hard palate, can be life threatening if it is not found, diagnosed, and treated early.
Symptoms of oral cancer include:
If you notice any of these symptoms, schedule a screening for oral cancer in Little Rock, Arkansas, as soon as possible.
You may have a higher risk of oral cancer if you:
For more information about screening for oral cancer in Little Rock, Arkansas, and to schedule your next screening with Dr. John Cloud, please contact Cloud Family Dental at 501-868-3800 today. Our dentist and team are excited to serve you and your family!