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As you know, cancer in any place is a serious threat to your life. That is why it is important to understand it and address it as quickly as possible. Here at Lexington Heights Dental in Cedar Hills, Utah, we take your oral health very seriously, which is why we have provided this information for you.

Oral cancer can appear anywhere in your mouth, lips, cheeks, teeth, gums, tongue, throat, and the roof or floor of your mouth. Did you know, studies and tests have shown that the oral cavity, also known as your mouth, is the key to a healthy body? Yes, it’s true! There have also been studies that show your oral health is linked to conditions like heart disease and stroke, along with other health conditions in your body. That is why keeping excellent care of your mouth can help save your life in the long run.

Like any cancer, it can develop in several different places and you find it in different stages. The earlier it is spotted and addressed, the better chances you have at overcoming it. That is why, Dr. Lohner and Dr. Jimmer does an oral cancer screening with every dental checkup, so you can feel safe and assured. Keeping up with these dental appointments are also important for your oral health and important for discovering cancer early should it exist.

If you think it’s time for a dental checkup and would like an oral cancer screening, please call us today at 801-756-2006 to set up an appointment with our dentists. Our friendly dental team is happy to talk to you and help you with any questions or concerns you may have pertaining to your oral care.