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Comprehensive Screening and Treatment of Oral Cancer to Keep You Safe and Healthy

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The American Cancer Society reports more than 30,000 people are diagnosed with oral or oropharyngeal cancer each year.

Almost 10,000 people die each year due to the disease. If oral cancer detection occurs in the early stages, the survival rate is 80-90%.

Unfortunately, the detection of most oral cancers happen in the late stages, so the death rate is high at 45% within five years of diagnosis. Consistent annual appointments are crucial to spotting the signs early.

Many factors increase your oral cancer risks:

  • Tobacco use, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, and snuff
  • Heavy alcohol use
  • Excessive sun exposure to your lips
  • Exposure to human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • A weakened immune system

We Know the Signs

The dentists at DeBary Dentistry can diagnose oral cancer with an annual oral cancer exam and treat it when caught in the earliest stages.

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386-668-2003

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190 N Charles Richard Beall Blvd, Suite 101, DeBary, FL 32713

Open Monday through Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-3pm

Oral Cancer Exams

An oral cancer examination is a completely painless process.

Our DeBary dentists perform a visual exam looking for abnormalities and feel the face, neck, and glands for unusual bumps during routine cleaning and check-up. They may also use a laser to examine below the surface for lesions or signs of the disease.

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Red Patches and Sores

We look for red, white, or pink patches on the floor of the mouth or the front or sides of the tongue that fail to heal. We also look for sores that bleed easily. These symptoms can be indicative of cancerous (pathologic) changes.

Leukoplakia

These lesions appear as raised, white or gray areas inside the mouth. We treat these lesions as they may be cancerous or become cancerous.

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Lumps

Another sign we look for is the general thickening of tissue, soreness, or lumps in the throat or mouth.

If you experience any of these symptoms, call us immediately for an examination.

  • A lip or mouth sore that doesn't heal
  • A white or red patch on the inside of your mouth
  • Loose teeth
  • A growth or lump inside your mouth
  • Consistent mouth or ear pain
  • Difficult or painful swallowing

Diagnosis and Treatment of Oral Cancer: If any of these signs are present, the dentists at DeBary Dentistry create a treatment plan. We may decide to perform a biopsy of the area. A biopsy requires the extraction of affected tissue which a lab tests and diagnoses. We either cut a small sample from the area or remove the entire abnormality.

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Most people receive a clean bill of health with negative results. However, if the result is positive, take comfort in knowing that your healthcare is in excellent hands. We will be here for you every step of the way.

No matter the diagnosis, you are in good hands

with our staff and doctors here at DeBary Dentistry.

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Honest Dentistry From People Who Care

We Want Your Whole Family to Have a Healthy Smile!

Contact Us Today for Appointment

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386-668-2003

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190 N Charles Richard Beall Blvd, Suite 101, DeBary, FL 32713

Open Monday through Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-3pm

Flexible Payment Options For High-Quality Dental Care in DeBary

For your convenience, DeBary Dentistry accepts:

  • A wide range of PPO dental insurance plans
  • Cash and check
  • All major credit cards, including MasterCard, VISA, Discover, and more

We do NOT accept HMO or Medicaid plans.

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No Insurance? We Have You Covered.

See how simple and affordable better oral health can be!

DeBary Dentistry

Honest Dentistry From People Who Care

DeBary Dentistry can meet a wide range of dental needs from family dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, implants, Invisalign®, orthodontic services, oral surgery, periodontal services and endodontic services. Patient comfort and care are our top priority, and we go to great lengths to provide a pleasant environment for you.

We accept a wide range of PPO dental insurance plans, cash, check and all major credit cards. We also offer a low-cost in-house discount plan to save you money on your dental care!

Our office is located in the DeBary Professional Center Plaza (Directly across the street from the Walmart Neighborhood Market on 17-92).

DeBary Dentistry serves DeBary, DeBary Villas, Woodbound Lakes, Surrey Run, Swallows East, Glen Abby, Orange City Estates, Orlandia Heights, Springview, Volusia Park, Parkview Heights and Orlando And More!

DeBary Dentistry

386-668-2003

190 N Charles Richard Beall Blvd, Suite 101

DeBary, FL 32713

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Have a dental concern or emergency? We’ll be happy to see you the same day.

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Hours of Operation

Monday: 8am–5pm

Tuesday: 8am–5pm

Wednesday: 8am–5pm

Thursday: 8am–5pm

Friday: 8am-3pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

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