Preventative care is the best way to avoid health issues down the line. Here at Pasha Dental Group, we offer oral cancer prevention services via oral cancer screening in our Mar Vista office.
What Is Oral Cancer Prevention?
To provide premium dental care to our patients, we offer oral cancer screenings to detect signs of oral cancer or precancerous conditions inside a patient’s mouth.
Our goal of oral cancer screening is to find mouth cancer or precancerous lesions early when it is more likely to be removed or cured. Oral cancer screenings are recommended for patients who are at high risk of oral cancer. Some factors that contribute to oral cancer include the use of any tobacco; heavy alcohol use; previous oral cancer diagnosis; and excessive sun exposure that could lead to lip cancer.
The screening is simple but effective in helping with early detection. If the dentist discovers any signs of possible cancer or precancerous lesions, he may recommend a follow-up appointment or biopsy to determine if cancer cells are present. We desire to properly care for patients by aiding them in understanding all aspects of their oral health.
If you think your lifestyle may lead to oral cancer, please contact our office to request a consultation to find out if oral cancer screening is right for you. Our goal is to help patients in Mar Vista improve their oral health and confident smiles for a lifetime.