Oral Cancer Screening & Prevention

We take the fight against oral cancer seriously. Early detection plays a vital role in cancer treatment and outcomes-research fund, which is why we established the Premier Dental of Ohio Cancer Research fund. Our dentists provide a standard screening of the head, neck and mouth to discover signs of oral cancer. 

The need for screening.

Oral cancer incidence has been growing at an alarming rate year over year. The primary drivers include tobacco & alcohol use and the pervasive presence of HPV (Human Papilomavirus), which can be transmitted to the mouth and throat. Consider these facts:

  • Roughly 36,000 cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed this year. (American Cancer Society)
  • 40% of those diagnosed will die within five years. (National Cancer Institute)
  • The high oral cancer mortality rate is due to late-stage diagnosis. (Oral Cancer Foundation)
  • Exposure to the HPV-16 virus is the fastest-growing risk factor for oral cancer. (Oral Cancer Foundation)
  • Men above the age of 45 and elderly patients have the highest risk of developing oral cancer. (Oral Cancer Foundation)
  • 90% of oral cancer occurs in patients 45 years or older, which encompasses “all” 84M Baby Boomers. (Oral Cancer Foundation)

Join us in the fight against oral cancer!

The James Comprehensive Cancer Center

Premier Dental of Ohio is committed to the fight against oral cancer. Rather than charging for an advanced screening, we perform them for free on every patient. In return, we ask that you join us by making a small contribution of your choosing at the practice. We will add to your contributions and 100% of the funds will be donated to The James Comprehensive Cancer Center and The Joan Bisesi Fund for Head and Neck Oncology Research. Together our support can make a difference in the fight against cancer.

$89 New Patient Special

  • Premier Cleaning, Exam, X-rays
  • Premier Oral Cancer Screening
  • Consultation/2nd Opinion with Dr.
  • Photos & Review with Dr.

$210 Value

For New Uninsured Patients. Not for periodontal therapy
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