Never Delay on Getting an Oral Cancer Screening

Never delay on getting an oral cancer screening. Successful recovery may depend on getting treated in time before the disease advances to later stages. Not all oral cancers are the same, and symptoms can vary greatly from patient to patient, with some individuals experiencing no unusual symptoms at all. However, there are a few things that may occur, and if... read more »

What Are the Benefits of Dental Cleanings?

Have you ever been told that you should visit a dentist once every six months? Do you ever struggle to make these appointments because of time constraints or because they’re inconvenient? While we understand that your time is valuable, please know that these appointments are actually vital to the health of your teeth. An important part of these appointments is... read more »

A Basic Oral Cancer Screening Is Included in Your Regular Dental Checkup

Here at Groover Family Dentistry, our routine dental checkup includes a basic oral cancer screening. This treatment is a quick examination of your tongue, throat, face, and neck for any signs of swelling or abnormal discoloration. It’s a good idea to let our team know about any increased risk factors for oral cancer you might have. Early detection of oral... read more »

Detecting Oral Cancer Early Greatly Improves Treatment Success

Your regular dental checkup has many different facets. While the primary focus of the checkup is centered on cleaning your teeth, detecting tooth decay and gum disease, it also includes a basic oral cancer screening. Research published by the American Dental Association found that 1 out of every 92 adults will develop some form of oral or pharyngeal cancer in... read more »