There has been an increase in awareness by the public regarding oral cancer and oral cancer screening. It is apparent that this is an important part of your dental check up. The dentist and the dental hygienist should be completing oral cancer screening exams as part of your regular check up. You may be unaware of this examination but if you have any questions you should ask your dentist or dental hygienist to complete an examination or advise you when it is being done. If you have concerns bring it to the attention of your dentist. This way you can assure that your needs and concerns are not overlooked. Remember to avoid high risk factors such as tobacco and alcohol. Our office is here to make your visit as comfortable as possible.