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Oral Cancer Screening in Hamden

Ten Minutes with Our Dentist Can Make All the Difference

The goal of an oral cancer screening is simple. We want to catch any signs of oral cancer at the earliest moment possible when there is the greatest chance for effective treatment. It is not uncommon for an experienced dentist in Hamden to be able to identify pre-cancerous conditions and be able to help prevent the disease from advancing further. Dr. Forrester of Forrester Dental has over 20 years of experience in the industry and is intimately familiar with identifying the warning signs and knowing exactly how to address them.

If you have never had an oral cancer screening in Hamden, now is the time. Schedule yours at (203) 295-3434.

At-Risk Patients

During the earliest stages, cancerous tissue or precancerous lesions in the mouth are at their easiest to treat.

You should be aware that the factors that can increase the risk of oral cancer include:

  • Heavy alcohol use
  • Tobacco use, such as cigarettes, cigars, or chewing tobacco
  • A history of significant sun exposure
  • A previous oral cancer diagnosis

If you fall into any of these categories, ask your Hamden dentist if an oral cancer screening is right for you. During your visit, we can also advise on ways to reduce your risk of oral cancer.

What to Expect During the Process

An oral cancer screening exam is conducted by a dentist who examines the inside of your mouth, feeling around for lumps or abnormalities in the tissue. Additionally, your dentist will check visually for sores or distinct white and red patches. If you wear dentures or other dental gear that can be taken out, you will be asked to do so, so the tissue underneath can be better accessed and examined.

To schedule your appointment for oral cancer screening in Hamden, contact Forrester Dental today at (203) 295-3434.

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See What They Have to Say about Forrester Dental
  • “Every visit is treated with the same great regard for my oral health and it is much appreciated.”

    Bill M.

  • “She takes the time to ask questions and follow through if there is a problem with my teeth.”

    Carol V.

  • “Great friendly on time service.”

    Leanne F.

  • “Val, Diane, Peg are all very special. Thanks for all you do.”

    Clair F.

  • “Good work, on time appt., fine personality.”

    Josh G.

  • “My husband and I look forward to being and recommending Dr. foresters practice to family and friends!”

    Ashlee G.

  • “Dr. Forrester and his staff because I enjoy seeing them and know I am getting the best care!”

    Cheri I.

  • “A fine visit with seeming a total success.”

    Josh G.

  • “Everyone is warm, caring and ultra professional.”

    Susan O.

  • “Not only is he professional and the best at what he does, he and his wife treat you with respect and like friends at the same time.”

    Helen L.

  • “Val did another great. Joe finished the visit great as usual.”

    Vincent D.

  • “He is gentle but solid in his approach to your mouth.”

    Ann D.

  • “Everyone here was pleasant, courteous and professional.”

    John A.

  • “I trust him with my dental care. Everyone in the office is competent and caring”

    Carol T.

  • “They always make you feel comfortable and like you part of the family!”

    Jennifer C.

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