Birchmount Dental Group Oral Cancer – Visilite Early screening is imperative to catching oral cancer. As a cell goes from inflammatory to dysplastic, then to cancerous or pre-cancerous, nuclear DNA increases taking up more of the formerly healthy cell space. These screenings take place alongside regular dental visits and can detect the early stages of oral cancer before it gets worse. It’s all part of having healthy oral care and regular visits to the dentist.
The Importance of Early Detection of Oral Cancer Early detection affects the survival rate of the patient because it is associated with the early stages of cancer: Stages I and II of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and oral pre-malignant lesions (OpL).