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Oral cancer is a severe threat to your smile and body. When ignored, you could have fatal consequences, which is why it is essential to get screened and checked regularly. The good news is you can get tested for oral cancer with your dentist.

Our dentist Dr. Kevin Park, is happy to offer an oral cancer screenings. That is why Park Dental of Edmonds & Snohomish in Snohomish, Washington, has provided you with a friendly reminder of getting an oral cancer screening.

Tobacco and alcohol use can significantly increase your chances of having oral cancer. Many people know of the connection tobacco has on the health of your lungs, but the health of your throat and mouth are in danger of cancer too. Thankfully, your dentist offers an oral cancer screening with every six-month dental checkup, so you can feel safe about your oral health regularly.

With cancer, the earlier it is found, the higher your chances are to overcome it efficiently. That is why having a dental screening semi-annually can be beneficial to your health in various ways. By neglecting your dental checkups, you could be missing many warning signs of oral cancer to catch it early.

If you think you might have oral cancer, or if you would like a dental checkup, please call us today at 360-568-2153 to make an appointment. Our friendly dental team is happy to help you and give you a screening.