May 28, 2020

Head and Neck Cancer Screenings

According to the National Cancer Institute, “Head and neck cancers account for approximately 4% of all cancers in the United States.” Risk factors include: alcohol and/or tobacco use, HPV infections, ultraviolet (UV) light exposure, and more. Whether you are a dental professional trained to perform head and neck cancer screenings or not, this is an important reminder to stay vigilant against cancer. In this segment, Jessica shares her personal tips for doing a thorough head and neck screening AND preventing damage from the sun!