Oral cancer can be aggressive and easily looked over. It is important to have your head, neck and oral cavity for any early signs of abnormal tissue.
Head and neck exams in addition to your oral cavity exam are an integral part of a complete dental exam. During the head and neck exam, your dental provider is looking for any lumps or bumps that are out of the ordinary. If there are any abnormal findings during your exam, you will be referred to the proper specialists for further evaluation.