Canker Sore or Cancer?

By Dr. Wilson Kwong I have a sore in my mouth. How can I be sure whether it is a canker sore or oral cancer? In addition to checking for cavities and gum disease, dentists look for signs of oral cancers when we do an examination during a checkup. We look at the most common areas where oral cancer is found: under the tongue and on the floor of the mouth, on and around the sides of the tongue, in the back of ...

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