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Have you had a screening recently for oral cancer? If not, schedule a visit with your dentist as soon as you can. Never leave your oral cancer screening to pass by, especially since not all oral cancers will display noticeable symptoms. For more information, take the following oral cancer screening quiz:

True or False: Over 40,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with oral cancer every year.
a.) True
b.) False

True or False: Oral cancer is always noticeable and detectable by anyone who has the disease.
a.) True
b.) False

Which of the following is a symptom of oral cancer?
a.) Sore, loose or bleeding gums
b.) Speckled white or red patches in your mouth
c.) Numbness or loss of pain in your mouth, face, and neck areas
d.) All of the above

Oral cancer is often discovered in which parts of your body?
a.) Face
b.) Mouth and Jaw
c.) Neck
d.) All of the above

Answer Key: a, b, d, d

If you would like to speak with Dr. Bruce Brumm and our team about oral cancer screenings, please schedule an appointment at our dentist office of Bruce Brumm in San Diego, California, by calling 858-250-2933. We will do our best to help you in any way we can!