April 7th, 2016
Quality Dentistry is pleased to offer FREE Oral Cancer Screenings.
- 40,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year alone!
- While smoking and drinking are the most common risk factors in oral cancer, that is beginning to change. There is an epidemic of oral cancer being found in young people due to HPV. This is the same virus that has been linked to cervical cancer.
- The fastest growing segment of the oral cancer population are non-smokers under the age of fifty.
- Other risk factors linked to oral cancer are high alcohol consumption, the use of chewing tobacco, and prolonged sun exposure.