Mouth Cancer Checks – Watch out for Mouth Cancer!
Oral Cancer is 3X more common than cervical cancer, with 2X the death rate.
Dentists see you more often than any other health professional!
And if caught in the early stages the 5 year survival rate is 80-90%, an increase of 50% on those detected at a more advanced stage.
If you smoke or drink alcohol you are at increased risk, but there has also been a rise in cases of the under 25’s through the proven link to the HPV virus in sexually active youngsters.
Even if you feel you have no symptoms we could save your life, as early stages of oral cancer can be painless with no visible changes in appearance to the naked eye.