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Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer and has a 60% survival rate. Early detection is key and we pride ourselves on volunteering in our communities and offering our services for oral cancer screening to patients. 

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Regular oral cancer screenings are vital These are quick screenings done by a trained Clove Dental professional that look for early signs of cancer matched with your lifestyle choices.

Why Choose Us for Oral Cancer Screening?

We use advanced equipment that helps with oral cancer detection and can track your progress over time with our sophisticated patient tracking system. We have experienced, friendly clinicians who can spot early signs and help guide you.

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Who is at Risk?

Factors that can increase the risk of developing oral cancer
  • arrow Smoking or tobacco use.
  • arrow Heavy alcohol consumption.
  • arrow Family history of oral cancer.
  • arrow Excessive sun exposure

FAQ

Oral Cancer Screening

Who should get an oral cancer screening?

Anyone can develop oral cancer, regardless of their age or lifestyle. However, certain factors such as smoking or using tobacco products, heavy alcohol consumption, a history of oral cancer in your family, and excessive sun exposure can increase your risk. If you have any of these risk factors or are experiencing any unusual symptoms in your mouth, such as sores, lumps, or patches, it's important to schedule an oral cancer screening with Clove Dental.

What can I expect during an oral cancer screening?

During an oral cancer screening with Clove Dental, our dental professionals will examine your mouth, throat, and neck for any abnormalities or signs of cancer. This may include a visual inspection as well as the use of special tools to examine your mouth more closely. The exam is painless and usually only takes a few minutes.

Is oral cancer screening covered by insurance?

Many dental insurance plans cover oral cancer screening as a preventative measure. The team at Clove Dental can help you understand your coverage and answer any questions you may have about the cost of the exam.

How do I prepare for an oral cancer screening?

There is no special preparation required for an oral cancer screening with Clove Dental. However, we recommend that you avoid smoking or using tobacco products, drinking alcohol, or using mouthwash for at least 24 hours prior to your screening.

How long does an oral cancer screening take?

An oral cancer screening with Clove Dental usually only takes a few minutes to complete. Our dental professionals will work quickly and efficiently to ensure you are comfortable and informed throughout the process.

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