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Mouth and Throat Cancer

During each dental exam, your dentist will check your face neck and mouth for lumps, red or white patches and sore areas that do not heal.


SIGNS OF ORAL CANCER 

  • A sore or irritation that doesn't go away

  • Red or white patches
  • Pain, tenderness or numbness in mouth or lips
  • A lump, thickening, rough spot, crust or small eroded area
  • Difficulty chewing, swallowing, speaking or moving the jaw or tongue
  • A change in the way your teeth fit together when you close your mouth


SIGNS OF THROAT CANCER 

  • Growth in the throat or neck area
  • Cough or sore throat that doesn't go away
  • Earache!
  • Trouble with swallowing
  • Hoarseness or other changes in your voice