Early detection and treatment is the best way to surviving oral cancer. Oral cancer is a disease that not only lifelong smokers but also young non smokers. Oral cancer examinations are a routine part of every dental examination.
When found early, oral cancer has an 80 to 90 percent survival rate. Dr. Tobias is the first line of defense in identifying abnormalities in the mouth, which could be a sign of oral cancer. An oral cancer examination is fast and painless, its objective is to identify any changes in the lining tissue of the mouth, lips and tongue that may signify the early stages of this type of cancer. Plus Dr. Tobias checks the neck lymph nodes for any unusual lumps or bumps.