Oral Pathology

Cancer Screenings

Even the healthiest of patients may be at risk of developing oral cancer. That’s why Dr. Goldston screens for the condition during every  dental check-upOral cancer screenings save lives. Even if you may not think that you are at risk for oral cancer, you can never be too sure. Thousands of cases are diagnosed in the U.S. each year, and risk factors include things like:

  • Sun Exposure
  • Family History
  • Viruses (such as HPV)
  • Tobacco and Alcohol Use

Even the healthiest of patients may be at risk of developing oral cancer. That’s why Dr. Goldston screens for the condition during every check-up.

During this screening, we look for things like:

  • Nodules or lumps in the head, face, mouth or neck
  • Sores that are not healing properly
  • Tissues that appear abnormal

During oral cancer screening, we look for things like nodules or lumps in the head, face, mouth or neck; sores that are not healing properly and tissues that appear abnormalWith early diagnosis, we can provide access to effective, minimally invasive care. Waiting until it is too late could cost you your life. If you’ve never had an oral cancer screening, or it has been over 6 months since your last check-up, call Greenville Family Smiles today. If you are suffering from tooth pain and think you may have a cavity, we provide comfortable dental extraction service.