Lake Mary Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry

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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 Lake Mary Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry can diagnose oral cancer with an annual oral cancer exam and treat it when caught in the earliest stages.

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570 Rinehart Rd #110, Lake Mary, FL 32746

Open Monday through Wednesday 8-4pm, Thursday 7am-2pm

Oral Cancer Exams

An oral cancer examination is a completely painless process.

Our Lake Mary 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 Lake Mary Cosmetic and Implant 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 Lake Mary Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry.

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We Want Your Whole Family to Have a Healthy Smile!

Contact Us Today for Appointment

Call

407-333-7393

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570 Rinehart Rd #110, Lake Mary, FL 32746

Open Monday through Wednesday 8-4pm, Thursday 7am-2pm

Flexible Payment Options For High-Quality Dental Care in Lake Mary

For your convenience, Lake Mary Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry accepts:

  • 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!

Lake Mary Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry

Lake Mary Cosmetic and Implant 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 Rinehart Center in between Wallace Ct. and Williston Park Point.

Lake Mary Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry serves Lake Mary, Heathrow, Longwood, Alaqua Lakes, Lake Monroe, Sanford, Valdez, Winter Springs, Orlando, And More!

Lake Mary Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry

407-333-7393

570 Rinehart Rd #110

Lake Mary, FL 32746

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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–4pm

Tuesday: 8am–4pm

Wednesday: 8am–4pm

Thursday: 7am–2pm

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

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