The inside of a healthy person’s mouth is smooth and pink in appearance. Any significant alterations or lesions that appear could be a sign of a pathological process or cancerous growth. It is strongly recommended that patients and general dentists regard these areas with urgency. During a screening, our team may perform a biopsy (the removal of a suspicious area of tissue) and transfer the sample to the pathology lab for evaluation. Early detection allows for effective treatment and prevention of further harm.
Common symptoms of oral cancers/pathological processes that patients should look for during routine self-evaluations include the following:
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