June 3, 2017
Oral cancer. It’s one of the cancers we don’t hear too much about. However did you know that it’s responsible for one death per hour, 24 hours a day? Close to 50,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. Those who have experienced oral cancer are also more likely to get it again as it has a high rate of reoccurrence. These are very dismal statistics that haven’t changed much over the years, and this is because oral cancer is often not detected until its in more advanced stages, which results in a poor prognosis. Columbian Square Dental offers oral cancer screenings at every dental checkup, and your dentist in Weymouth wants to change these numbers by making patients more aware of oral cancer, so here are some additional facts you should know.