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ORAL CANCER

Oral cancer is divided into two categories: those that occur in the oral cavity (the lips, the inside of the lips and cheeks, the teeth, the gums, the front two thirds of the tongue and the floor and ceiling of the mouth) and those that occur in the oropharynx (middle region of the throat, including the tonsils and the base of the tongue).

Early detection can result in better treatment outcomes and can help keep you or someone you love from becoming one of the 10,030 people whose lives could be claimed this year for the disease. The 5-year survival rate of those diagnosed is approximately 60 percent.

The oral cavity includes the lips, the lining of the cheeks, the gums, the front of the tongue, the floor of the mouth under the tongue and the hard palate that forms the roof of the mouth. The throat (pharynx) begins in the soft part of the roof of the mouth and continues towards the throat. It includes the posterior section of the tongue, as well as the base where the tongue adheres to the floor of the mouth.

What Are the Symptoms of Oral Cancer?

It is important to know the following signs and symptoms and to consult your dentist if they do not disappear after two weeks.

  • A sore or irritation that does not go away
  • Red or white patches
  • Pain, tenderness or numbness in the mouth or lips
  • A lump, thickening, rough spot, scab, or small eroded area
  • Difficulty chewing, swallowing, speaking or moving the tongue or jaw
  • A change in the way your teeth fit when you close your mouth

Some people complain of sore throat, feeling of something stuck in the throat, numbness, hoarseness or a change in the voice. If you have any of these symptoms, tell your dentist, especially if you have had them for two weeks or more.

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Monday8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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For those patients in need of more extensive treatment, we are happy to work with CareCredit  and Bright Smile to offer flexible financing options to help patients extend the cost of care over several months to offer even the most complex treatments within patients’ budgets. Click the link below to apply for CareCredit and Bright Smile.

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Lauderhill’s home Of Dentistry

Our Lauderhil Dental Office is located on the corner of Commercial Blvd & Inverrary Blvd, between Bennett Auto Supply and Deja Vu Salon, in the Boulevard Shoppes II, Lauderhill Florida. Our dedicated dentists and team welcome patients from Tamarac, Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderdale and other surrounding communities.

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