Dr. Clemens can examine, biopsy and diagnosis diseases of the oral cavity. If a referral is warranted, Dr. Clemens will refer you to the appropriate treatment center.
The Oral Cancer Foundation estimates that close to 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. Your mouth is one of your body’s most important early warning systems. Don’t ignore any suspicious lumps or sores. Should you discover something, make an appointment for a prompt examination. Early treatment may well be the key to complete recovery.
Everyone should perform an oral cancer self-exam each month. An oral examination is performed using a bright light and a mirror:
When performing a self-examination, look for the following: