Oral cancer is often an easily treatable disease if caught early. For this reason, Dr. Scott Barnett provides oral cancer screenings using advanced ViziLite® Plus technology. This cutting-edge tool helps to identify cancerous and pre-cancerous abnormalities in your mouth at the earliest stage of their development, allowing our dentist to provide treatments that can save your oral health, and even save your life. Call Pell City Dental Center PC today to learn more about screenings for oral cancer in Pell City, Alabama, and to set up an appointment with our experienced dentist.
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 dentist 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.