International Journal of Dental Sciences

International Journal of Dental Sciences


International Journal of Dental Sciences
International Journal of Dental Sciences
Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2019)

Early detection of oral cancer: Central role played by dental surgeons


Shahrukh Ali khan, Waseel Ahmed siddiqui, Mehwash kashif, Tayyaba Rasool

Dental specialists are ordinarily the primary experts who are drawn nearer to treat pathologies inside the oral cavity. Therefore, they should be well-prepared and well-equipped in recognizing suspicious lesions during routine clinical practice. They should have firm knowledge on early signs and risk factors that are associated with oral cancer so they can prevent the lesion on its early stages. Unfortunately due to lack of proper knowledge patient is diagnosed in late stages when the prognosis is poor.Inspite of the fact that basic oral cancer examination for provisional diagnosis requires only 90 seconds but very few dentists are investing their energy for the same. In this short communication we would discuss the same.
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Shahrukh Ali khan, Waseel Ahmed siddiqui, Mehwash kashif, Tayyaba Rasool. Early detection of oral cancer: Central role played by dental surgeons. International Journal of Dental Sciences, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 31-33
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