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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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What is Oral Cancer? Oral cancer primarily develops in the squamous cells that line the lips, tongue, gums, and mouth, known as squamous cell carcinomas. It’s important to note, not every growth in the mouth is malignant. Some are benign, while others are precancerous—possessing the potential to become cancerous, though not currently cancerous. At Ford Dental Group, a trusted Huntington …