Early oral cancer detection and prevention 

Oral cancer can be easily diagnosed at an early stage by a clinician who has knowledge and experience of examining and detecting oral potentially malignant disorders. A simple harmless looking tongue ulcer not healing for more than a week requires to be seen by a dentist trained in detecting and suspecting oral cancers at early stage. Patients with risk factors present should undergo opportunistic screening regularly with their Dentist. 

Dentist is the best person to detect oral cancer at an early stage and not just save life and offer quality of long life to her patients and their families.