Oral Cancer: Signs and causes

Oral Cancer: Signs and causes

People get super scared when they hear the word oral cancer. And due to the wide-spread of this disease, and the process is painful. Although, what people do not know is that oral cancer is curable if it is detected at an early stage. Yes, you heard it right. Mouth cancer treatment is available at WellSmiles. You need to go to your dentist regularly. Make sure you book an appointment at the WellSmiles as the expert dentists here will make sure they catch the early signs of Oral Cancer if it exists.

The signs of oral cancer are hard to trace, so if you are not a doctor, it will be very tough for you to recognize it. Still, if you feel like you have any of the following signs on your body.

  • Constant Sore throat that does not heal in a long time
  • Bleeding in the mouth that cannot be explained
  • Suddenly the dentures stop fitting you
  • You feel that there is a lump in your throat
  • Red or white sores in your mouth
  • Pain in the tongue
  • Stiffness in chewing
  • Pain in the jaw

These are some of the signs that you might have oral cancer. This is not a comprehensive list. So make sure that you do not miss out on any of your regular dental appointments for oral cancer screening. If you feel any of these signs on your body or anyone else’s body, go to your nearest dentist immediately for professional’s care.

Causes of oral cancer-

Tobacco is the biggest cause of cancer. Other than that existing condition of HPV (human papillomavirus), family history and excessive exposure of sun at a young age can be a cause of oral cancer.

These are a few of the causes of oral cancer. The researchers and scientists are constantly working on finding what exactly causes oral cancer. It is always said by doctors that precaution is better than cure.

Maintain a good oral health habit and brush at least once a day with flossing it. If you detect oral cancer at a later stage, it will super difficult and expensive to deal with it. Make sure you schedule regular appointments at WellSmiles.

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