Am I at Risk for Oral Cancer?
Most oral cancer is preventable. However, there are certain risk factors that make you more likely than others to get it.
How Can I Prevent Oral Cancer?
There are two ways to protect yourself against oral cancer. One is to avoid risky behaviors that increase your risk for the disease. The other strategy: Adopt healthy habits that lower your risk.
Statistics About Oral Cancer
As statistics show, oral cancer is a serious health threat. Be sure to talk with your dentist about regular screenings.
Understanding the Types of Oral Cancer
Oral cancer can start in any part of the oral cavity (mouth) or oropharynx (throat). Most oral cancers develop first in the tongue or in the floor of the mouth.