Oral Cancer Screening
Oral Cancer Screening
The best way to defend against oral cancer is to identify it in its early stages and promptly begin treatment. Our team is passionate about keeping our patients safe, and this is why we encourage everyone to participate in an annual oral cancer exam. Even if we don’t find anything during the exam, you will benefit from having the peace of mind that your smile is healthy. During the early stages of oral cancer, patients are typically asymptomatic, so it can be difficult for you to identify on your own.
At Brilliant Dentistry Oral Cancer Screening is a mandatory part of your comprehensive exam.
The examination process is completely painless, so there’s no need for you to worry about an invasive process. Our dentist will initially perform a visual exam, dentist looks over the inside of your mouth to check for red or white patches or mouth sores which includes feeling around the face, glands, and neck for bumps that typically indicate oral cancer.Dentist may also examine your throat and neck for lumps.. Lasers are also used for their ability to spot pathologic changes such as small lesions that we may not be able to spot during the visual exam.
Should I go to the dentist for oral cancer?
Oral cancer can spread if it is not diagnosed and treated. Go to your dentist so you can undergo a screening. Your dentist will begin by asking you questions. Then, your dentist will conduct a visual and physical examination to check for symptoms.
Can a dentist detect oral cancer on xray?
Dental X-rays may not reveal all instances of mouth cancer, but they can be helpful during an oral cancer screening. Specifically, dental X-rays can show if there is any cancer in the jaw that has spread from another area of the mouth or originated in the jaw.
Do dental hygienists check for oral cancer?
The role of the dental hygienist.
As a dental hygienist, you typically see your patient more often, and for longer, than the dentist. That makes you well-placed to perform regular oral cancer screening and provide oral health guidance.
What Our Clients Say
I was so lucky to find the amazing Brilliant Dentistry and receive their amazing services. Dr. Shiva, one of the great dentists at Brilliant Dentistry, was the only one who was able to monitor and save one of my teeth, while the other dentists told me there won’t be any hope to save that teeth and only solution for it will be extraction.Read more
Dr.Shiva is an EXCELLENT doctor!!!Very thorough and caring, gives you full attention,takes time to explain all the procedures with her assistant. My gratitude for Dr.Shiva and her staff goes beyond the stars! There is no other dentist I would go to or recommend! When you find the best, you keep it!Read more
Dr. Shiva, by far, is the best caring dentist that I ever had. She is caring, gentle, knowledgeable, and very friendly. I could not be happier after the two sessions with her. The front desk, Vahid, is amazing with clients and makes you feel at home.Read more
She is amazing and also takes great care to ensure that you are not in pain while she works on your teeth. personally, the anaesthetic takes a while to take effect on me but She was super patient and very sympathetic.Read more
I would give this place a 10 star if I could. I had a great experience myself, but finally decided to take my 5 year old, after trying 2 paediatric dentistry. Dr Shiva was so patient with her, my daughter got a filling with no drugs and no laughing gas, and for the first time, a good experience with a dentist.Read more
My family tried many dental offices, but you can't find any dental offices like Brilliant Dentistry. the Dentist is very patient and professional. they also do not charge you extra for the work; this is very important to me , I believe health care professionals should focus on people's health rather than the money.Read more
Jacy Aubrey Marie Ang
Dr. Shiva is really great. She is very kind and helpful and she really did a good job with my dental work. Also the receptionist was extremely helpful. The overall experience was great. I would definitely recommend to everyone.Read more
Honnee Jean Trasporto
Had the best experience at Brilliant Dentistry. The staffs are friendly, professional, and welcoming. Also, I am surprised to encounter a dentist like Dr Shiva, very accommodating, caring, very gentle, hands-on, and knowledgeable. Hands Down! During my First visit i already felt comfortable. Thank you guys looking forward for my next visit!!! I would highlyRead more
Dr shiva has been me and my spouse's sole dentist for past 2 years and are thankful to her for our dental needs. She is compassionately towards patients and the staff is also very cooperative. We get all appointments as per our schedule and the timely treatments have stopped our teeth from deteriorating.Read more
I must say Dr. Shiva n her staff are very friendly and professional. As a first time visitor to a dentist I was very nervous. Had cleaning done then later a wisdom tooth extraction, I dint feel any pain at all. She was so gentle. She also did follow up with was great.Read more
Very convenient location for my husband and I. The staff are all very kind and go above and beyond to ensure your needs are met. Highly recommend checking them out!Read more
I have been Dr. Shiva’s patient for many years. She is kind, caring and above all a professional dentist who knows what she is doing. I have had to change my doctors many many times but once I found Dr. Shiva I knew I would follow her anywhere she goes. If you need a doctor to keep for a lifetime stop looking because it won’t get any better than this!Read more
I do love Dr Shiva and this office. She is so kind, patient and professional at her work. Every time I had a toothache, she did great and didn’t charge me extra like other fake dentists! Also her office is equipped with high tech equipment and so clean.Read more
Dr Shiva is very humble kind and very friendly. She is not acting business to charge money but she is just want to make you feel better and take the pain away. Excellent Job Doc.Read more
Great experience with Brilliant Dentistry. My daughter and myself were treated with professionalism and Dr Shiva and staff. Very clean office and great pricing. Highly recommended. Definitely will be coming back again 🙂Read more
She is very kind and expert in her job. I had a great and painless experience there. She would be my permanent dentist from now on for sure!Read more
Love this clinic! I have been coming here since they opened this location. The staff is always very friendly and professional. During COVID they have been very thorough with making sure I am safe, and I greatly appreciate their effortsRead more