Screening for mouth cancer is part of your regular, twice-yearly dental check-up.
Mouth cancer forms as cancerous tumours somewhere in your mouth, on your gums or cheeks, or along the top and bottom of your mouth. The tumours can also form in the lining of your throat. Early detection and treatment can stop the tumours from spreading to the rest of your body.
It is possible you may not see any symptoms, which is why it is so important to have a dentist check your mouth regularly.
Some of the possible symptoms you may see include:
Contact us if you believe any of these symptoms have been present for over 2 weeks.