April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
The Oral Cancer Foundation states that "Close to 49,750 Americans will be diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer this year." Dr Victoria Kushnir believes that early detection is the key to prevention and early diagnosis of oral cancer.
There are several risk factors linked to oral cancers. They are as follows:
- Use of Chewing Tobacco
- Alcohol Consumption
- Sun Exposure
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Contact Dr Kushnir, Johnsburg dentist at (815) 385-4140 to schedule your dental examination. If you have any of these risk factors, you may want to schedule more frequent dental examinations. She does a check for oral and neck cancer when she examines your mouth!