Dental One Associates of Roswell
1125 Woodstock Road, Suite 520, Roswell, GA 30075

Oral Cancer Screenings in Roswell, GA

Of the many services that our dentists in Roswell perform on a regular basis, there are few that are more important that oral cancer screenings. These consultations check for cancer in any of the parts that make up the mouth, including lips, roof and floor of the mouth, gums, tongue and the lining of the cheek. Oral, or mouth, cancer is one of several types of cancers that are grouped into a single category of head and neck cancers. For those who pursue regular screenings, this can dramatically increase the chances that the disease can be detected early and treated effectively, which in turn will dramatically increase a patient’s chance of recovery.

When patients visit the dentist’s office, an oral cancer screening is usually one of the many tasks performed during a routine cleaning, but there are more advanced tests for those who are subject to a variety of risk factors. Most dentists will examine the inside of the mouth to check for red or white patches, as well as sores and other abnormalities that could be the early symptoms of oral cancer. The screening itself is not the only way to determine whether or not an individual has a form of oral cancer, as the next step is to remove tissue or cells from the abnormal area and testing them for cancer with a biopsy.

In addition to a check with the naked eye, dentists have other special tests to examine a patient’s mouth for oral cancer. Some dentists may ask patients to rinse out their mouths with a blue dye before a consultation. Abnormal cells that may be present in the mouth couldattract the dye and could give a dentist a much better sense of an individual’s risk of developing cancer. Additionally, dentists can also make use of a special light that can differentiate between healthy and unhealthy tissues. After the patient rinses his or her mouth out with a special fluorescent stain, this light will be able to show the difference between normal, healthy tissue and material that could develop into cancer down the road.

Oral cancer screenings have become a fixture of regular dental consultations, and whether a patient chooses to have their mouth looked at by a professional or try out one of the many new techniques available, these screenings are a vital step in promoting long-term dental health and preventing major health problems.

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Convenience and professionalism of the staff
Stephanie W.
I am very satisfied, they are very efficient and so kind, Dr. Hair is very nice, honest and sincere. I definitely recommend.
Jennifer A.
Great doctor, great staff. Awesome experience. I highly recommend Dr. Toral. I did not feel any pain at all.
Lyli
Had a very positive experience overall. The customer was great, especially since I was a first time visitor. Their staff were all very friendly towards me. All of them seem like seasoned dentists. […]
Michael O.
The doctors were excellent and the treatment is good , the treated me with more patience through out the process and the appointment scheduling is also flexible.
Amar N.
The people who work there are all so friendly and helpful.
Charlene J.
Absolutely always on the go, but the office is always accommodating. Best costumer service I’ve ever received for dental service. From Donna(front desk ) to Dr. Hair , everyone always makes me […]
Morgan G.
The hygienist, Amy, is great!
Jennifer J.
The staff at Dental One is always friendly and professional and make going to the dentist seem less daunting. I love the new office space.
Shannon K.
Fantastic staff service!! Wonderful experience.
Christopher K.
Great staff. Plenty of parking. Nice office.
Robert J.
Staff is very helpful and friendly. Waiting room and exam areas are clean and well setup. I’ve been coming here for many years now and I’ve never had a bad experience.
Matt B.
Amy and Bree are great. My hygenist is Amy and she is very special. She’s the reason I return — no matter what.
Ann P.
The dentist as well as his staff we very nice . I felt comfortable. The doctor was very honest about my dental situation and he and his staff were very helpful.
Shakya W.
My husband and I have tried several dentists over the past 10 years and have finally found one to stay with. Dr Hair is great about explaining what he’s doing, why and most importantly, […]
Tammy B.
best hygienist ever Teamwork synchronicity is awesome everyone from Donna to dr. Hair and Monica great
Jackie O.
Excellent staff and excellent care
John M.
Awesome dentist and staff! Friendly and personable. Wish i go there every week! Well not really but every 4 months is great too!
Joseph B.
nice office, professional staff
Antoinette R.
Everyone was professional and friendly. They helped me relax and did excellent work. I am so grateful to everyone and would definitely refer them to people I know.
Wanda B.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (678) 392-2209
Fax: (770) 649-6395
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  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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