Oral Cancer Screening
Dr. Shepherd is committed to safeguarding your health by performing routine oral cancer screenings during your annual exams. Early detection of tissue or color changes allows you to address potential issues, improving chances of successful treatment.
Unfortunately, certain behaviors and pre-existing health conditions can have a negative effect the health of oral tissues. If you are a smoker or heavy drinker, oral cancer screenings are particularly critical. Early detection means earlier treatment and better health outcomes.