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Ask Us to Show You How to Check for Signs of Oral or Neck Cancer on Yourself
Posted on 7/20/2018 by Vladana Babcic Tal DMD
One of the most important reasons to keep your regular dental checkups it's because they can detect other more serious conditions going on in the rest of your body, including cancer. When you come in for a regular dental checkup, we always look around your mouth for signs of oral cancer. The scariest thing about this disease is that it usually has no symptoms that may catch your attention. Symptoms of Oral CancerSome symptoms that you can look out for are: Symptoms of Neck CancerDepending on the stage and location, each type of cancer has specific symptoms, but there are some general things that you can look out for: How to Do a Self-ExamAs with many other types of cancer, doing a self-exam at home is one of the most important things you can do to catch the disease early. Using a mirror, examine the floor of your mouth and under the tongue, where more than half of all oral cancer start. You should also be examining the roof of your mouth, your cheeks, lips, and the back of your throat for any of the signs mentioned. For a neck exam, you should check your jaw by your ears, behind the ear nodes, the side neck muscles, the gullet, the chin, and the clavicle clutch. You will be looking for any lumps or bumps. If you want to learn how to do a thorough oral and neck exam at home, please let us know and we will show you how to do it properly....
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Ask Us to Show You How to Check for Signs of Oral or Neck Cancer on Yourself
7/20/2018
The Basics of a Peg Tooth
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How Sticky Foods Can Ruin Oral Surgery Recovery
6/23/2018
Daily Jaw Pain is a Sign of a Problem
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The Importance of Detailed Notes About Pain When Talking with the Oral Surgeon
5/23/2018
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5/13/2018
What to Avoid Eating Immediately After Gum Grafts
4/23/2018
What Makes an Oral Surgeon So Good at Tooth Extraction?
4/13/2018
Why Doing the Same Oral Hygiene Routine Each Day Can Be Problematic
3/27/2018
Why Does Plaque Build Up Between Brushings?
3/17/2018
Does Sparkling Water Damage Your Oral Health?
2/27/2018
Best Way to Make Oral Hygiene Part of Your Daily Routine When Life Gets Busy
2/17/2018
General Blog - Is There a Difference Between DDS and DMD?
1/27/2018
Highest Risk Factors for Developing Gum Disease
1/17/2018
What Black Tea Provides Your Mouth When Consumed Daily
12/30/2017
What Are Those Tiny White Spots on Your Teeth For?
12/20/2017
What Your Tongue Tells Your Dentist About Your Oral Health
11/30/2017
What Your Dentist is Looking for When Comparing Two Sets of X-rays
11/20/2017

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7603 West North Avenue
River Forest, Illinois 60305
708-456-7787
3116 Oak Park Avenue
Berwyn, Illinois 60402
708-484-9011
475 West 55th Street, Suite 208
La Grange, Illinois 60525
708-579-0488
910 W. Van Buren Suite 600
Chicago, Illinois 60607
312-201-4141

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