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Oral Cancer Screening

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One of the most important parts of an oral exam is when we screen for oral cancer. While the risk is much greater if someone smokes or uses chewing tobacco, other people can get oral cancer as well. Here at Ford Dental Group, we want you to know that early detection is the best way to treat and beat oral …

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What is Oral Cancer?

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The squamous cells that line the lips, tongue, gums, and mouth are where the majority of oral malignancies develop. Squamous cell carcinomas are what they are known as. However, not all growths or tumors in the mouth are cancerous. Some are benign, whilst others are precancerous, which means they have the potential to develop into cancer but are not yet …