There’s a good chance you’ve heard some frightening facts and statistics about cancer. And while other cancers may be in the spotlight more often, oral cancer is nothing to ignore. Tens of thousands of people die from oral cancer each year. Many newly diagnosed cases could have had a better outcome if the disease was caught earlier. But because too many people are left in the dark when it comes to oral cancer, it’s a frightening disease that continues to take too many lives.
In the infographic below, you’ll find facts and statistics related to oral cancer. At Overmeyer Family Dental, we encourage you to educate yourself and then call our Orlando, FL dental office to schedule a screening. Regular exams are the best way to prevent oral cancer and catch the disease before it progresses.