The following symptoms could indicate the presence of mouth cancer, and you should make an appointment with us right away if you notice these, rather than wait until your next routine check up:
- A lump or sore in your mouth or on your lip that doesn’t go away within two weeks.
- An ulcer that doesn’t appear to be healing.
- Enlarged lymph nodes or lump in your neck.
- Persistent pain in your mouth.
- Pain and difficulty chewing and swallowing.
- Unexplained bleeding in your mouth.
- Poor jaw mobility.
- A sore throat that doesn’t appear to be resolving itself.
- Red or red and white patches across any part of the mouth, including the tongue.
- Persistent numbness of your lip or any other part of the mouth.
- Loose teeth or dentures.
- Difficulties with your speech – these include it becoming hoarse, slurred or quieter than normal.
- Ear pain.
- Unexplained weight loss.
We will always check for these signs during your routine dental examinations.Enquire Now