When your dentist has the right tools, you enjoy the earliest possible detection of oral cancer. Dr. Morris uses a specialized light to detect concerning changes in oral tissues. These changes are vital to catch early (by examining the vascularity and pigmentation), since oral cancer is usually plainly visible only after it has progressed and spread throughout the mouth.
If present, oral cancer or the human papillomavirus (HPV) can be treated with the most success and minimal invasiveness, when it is revealed early. If oral cancer is undiagnosed and develops into an advanced state, one could lose the tongue and jaw—hence, regular screenings and detection are critical!
All new patients get a cancer screening as part of their initial exam. Dr. Morris also offers complimentary cancer screening to Sarasota patients of World Class Dentistry and Facial Esthetics®, on a yearly basis. It’s a painless test – so request your appointment and take charge of your oral wellness. Call us today!