Each year, the number of people suffering from oral cancer is growing all over the world. Even with the latest medical advancements in dental health and dentists constantly improving their knowledge about oral health, a lot of people are still in great risk of developing it because they do not see their dentist as often as they should. The significant growth in the number of people suffering from it cannot be denied and there are two basic reasons why it needs to be stopped if not prevented:
– Oral cancer is discovered late that it has already full blown into oral cancer. Early detection could have been possible if regular visits to the dentist were made.
– Oral cancer can be fatal because a person with oral cancer is a high risk of developing other types of cancer. Even if people think they have already cured oral cancer, its ghost will continue to haunt them and usually it only takes five years before the abnormal cancer cells begin to grow back.
Dentists can’t explain why some people develop oral cancer and while others don’t, the best thing to do is preventative care and regular checkups. Prevention is better than cure, set you appointment for Oral Cancer Screening today!