November is a significant month in the healthcare calendar, marking Mouth Cancer Action Month. The aim is to increase awareness about month cancer and its risk factors. Early detection of mouth cancer significantly increases the chances of successful treatment.
This is why regular dental check-ups play a crucial role in identifying any abnormal changes in the mouth.
Mouth cancer, also known as oral cancer can affect the lips, tongue, cheeks, and throat.
Signs and symptoms of this disease include:
– persistent mouth ulcers
– red or white patches in the mouth
– unexplained pain
– difficulty swallowing
Mouth Cancer Month is not only about raising awareness but also encouraging healthy habits. Avoiding tobacco products, moderating alcohol consumption, maintaining a balanced diet, and practicing good oral hygiene are essential steps in preventing mouth cancer.
Don’t wait and call us today to schedule your check-up and encourage your friends and family to do the same.