Oral Cancer Screening Success

May 20, 2015

In April (Oral Cancer Awareness Month), we offered patients free Velscope (oral cancer screenings).

We are happy to report that combined, our 10 dental offices gave away 1,289 free oral cancer screenings!

We encourage everyone to routinely ask their oral care provider for an oral cancer screening. An oral cancer screening uses technology to check or abnormal cells or lesion in the oral cavity. Any abnormality detected will indicate the need for more advanced screenings and tests and could help save your life.

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Howard Family Dental is a part of Mortenson Dental Partners.

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