April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

During the dental exam, your dentist will carefully examine the inside of your mouth and tongue.

What starts as a tiny, white or red spot or sore could be the sign of something more serious. Sometimes most spots or sores are harmless, harmful one often look identical.

Oral cancers that are found at a early stage offer a higher chance for successful treatment-making oral cancer screenings one more reason to see your dentist regularly.

The National Cancer Institute has estimated 37,000 people were diagnosed with oral cancer since 2010. It has aslo been projected around 8,000 people will die from oral cancer. How can you lower your risk for oral cancer?


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Now Offering Dental Assisting Classes!

Brookshire Dental now offers 12-week Dental Assisting classes through Oasis Dental Assisting Academy. Visit oasisdentalassisting.com or call us at 817.918.3034 for more information!