Oral Cancer Screening in San Rafael, CA
The main objective of oral cancer screenings at San Rafael Dentistry is the timely detection of symptoms. The success of oral cancer treatment depends on early detection. Ignoring the symptoms or putting off oral cancer screening can result in the rapid spread and facial disfigurement. In extreme cases, it can pose a threat to your life.
If you or someone you know wishes to schedule an oral cancer screening, please contact our skilled dentist near you today.
Risks for Oral Cancer
Generally speaking, anyone can develop oral cancer. In fact, more than 25% of oral cancer patients have no known risks. However, certain groups may be at higher risk. This could include:
- Those with a history of oral cancer in the family
- Patients who smoke or drink excessively or use tobacco products
- People who experience prolonged exposure to sunlight
- Patients who have had oral cancer
Yearly or twice-yearly oral cancer screenings in San Rafael, CA, can help you obtain reliable treatment and save your life. To learn more about oral cancer screening, please contact Dr. Peter Zahedi for an appointment.
Please contact our dentist at San Rafael Dentistry for oral cancer screenings near you.