Our dentist and team at Robert E. Walinchus, DMD encourage you to receive regular screenings for oral cancer in Springfield, Pennsylvania, to pinpoint potential problems as quickly as possible. Dr. Robert Walinchus performs a thorough oral cancer screening at each dental checkup to ensure you are in the best possible health. If more than six months have passed since your last screening, please schedule an appointment with our office.
Oral cancer includes cancers of the lips, tongue, floor of the mouth, cheeks, throat (pharynx), sinuses, and hard and soft palate. While oral cancer can usually be successfully treated when detected early, most cases of oral cancer are not detected until they have progressed into a more serious, advanced stage that is much more difficult to treat. In fact, oral cancer may be life threatening. At our office, we are dedicated to doing all we can to detect and treat oral cancers and other abnormalities at the earliest possible stage. During your routine dental cleanings and exams at our office, our doctor and team will perform an oral cancer screening to check for the signs of oral cancer.
The following are common symptoms of oral cancer:
While our team will perform a screening for oral cancer to check for these and other symptoms, we encourage you to contact us if you notice any of these problems or if you experience any other type of dental pain. We are committed to helping you stay in good health.