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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Patient Reviews
Great service. Dr. Hair was so helpful and funny. I love his practical solution and explanation of my problem. already resolved. He is really good.
John C.
Every person at this Dental One Associates location is very professional, personable and dedicated to doing superior dental work. Dr. Hair always takes his time to explain all procedures in detail […]
Cheryl O.
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, offering […]
Tammy B.
I am very satisfied, they are very efficient and so kind, Dr. Hair is very nice, honest and sincere. I definitely recommend.
Jennifer A.
An asset to dentistry all round.
Mikel P.
Timely, efficient, knowledgeable
Deborah B.
It was a good pain-free experience
Dale L.
Wonderful service!
Heather
Great staff. Plenty of parking. Nice office.
Robert 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.
Great experience! The staff is very friendly and helpful.
Amber G.
Amy, Dr. Hair, Monica and The lovely front office staff are Superb. They take the anxiety out of visiting the dentist.
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Alfredo P.
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.
They fit me in for dental service when I need it. Dr. Hair is very good and great at dealing with wary patients.
Charlene J.
Hello!!! This Place is amazing!!! The dentist is very professional along with his staff of lovely ladies!!! Thank you so much!
Beauty B.
Friendly and helpful
David W.
I only come for cleanings and recently came for more dental work. They wait was longer and the energy was different this round than other times. Perhaps it was because different staff and the actual […]
Evie F.
Great staff. Quick visits.
Johnna W.
We are new patients. The office is very nice. The first appointment went well. We are pleased with the hygienist and her assistant. We are happy with Dr. Hair and we will be coming back.
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Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tue. – 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wed. – 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thu. – 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fri. – 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed

Monday & Friday - Office Staff Only

Phone: (678) 392-2209
Fax: (770) 649-6395
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  • Monday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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