Oral cancer affects mouth, throat, neck and facial tissue. With about 10,000 people succumbing to cancer every year, it is important to visit the dentist regularly for checkups.
Here are symptoms to look out for.
– Trouble when chewing and swallowing
– Persistent numbness, pain and swelling in the jaw.
– Loose teeth.
– Severe hoarseness that doesn’t go away with typical treatment.
– Pain that radiates from the ear to the head.
Ensure to clean your mouth at least twice daily, regularly see the dentist for checkups and avoid smoking.
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