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Oral Cancer
Prevention And Early Detection

Frequently Asked Questions

Mother watching children brushing teeth

Why Is Oral Cancer
Early Detection So Important?

It is curable if detected early.
Click questions below for more answers.

Do I Have Any Risks For Getting Oral Cancer? 

Use the Oral Cancer Risk Calculator Tool
to help determine if you have any risk factors.

What Age Should I Start Doing
My Oral Cancer Checks? 

If you smoke or are old enough to have
engaged in sexual contact, you are old enough to
be diagnosed with oral cancer. Read more…

How Do I Do My Oral Cancer Checks? 

Your eyes and fingers can do the checking
and your dentist should do the same…

What Do I Look
For When Checking For Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer can affect the mouth,
tongue and lips. See what to look for…

What Does Oral Cancer Look Like?

These images are not meant to scare you,
but you should know what they look like, just in case.

How Can I Reduce My Risk Of Getting Oral Cancer 

Regular dental chec-ups and this will help keep you on the right track.


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