Mouth cancer awareness month

November is mouth cancer awareness month. Here are three things to look out for that may be a sign of mouth cancer;

  • Mouth ulcers that last longer than 3 weeks
  • red or white patches in the mouth
  • unusual lumps or swelling in the mouth head or neck

Mouth cancer can affect anyone and a quick check for these signs at home can take less than 1 minute. Look in the mirror for any signs in the mouth, tongue, lips, head or neck.

If you are in any doubt come and visit the dentist to get it checked out.

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