Dr Pilar Gesto
November is Mouth Cancer Awareness month, and we are helping to share information about mouth cancer, including possible symptoms and tips for prevention. Mouth cancer can develop in most parts of the mouth, including the lips, tongue, gums, cheek and the throat.
It can be hard to spot symptoms of mouth cancer, which is why it is important to get checked out regularly.
As dentists, when we perform a checkup, we always look for any abnormalities in the mouth, such as the signs of oral cancer. If we think necessary, we will provide an onward referral to a specialist for further investigation.
If you notice anything unusual in your mouth, it’s advisable to make an appointment with your dentist.
Make an appointment with your dentist if you notice:
The best ways to prevent mouth cancer: