Oral cancer occurs when cancerous cells develop and multiply in any of the mouth’s parts. It can form on the lips, the tongue, the gums, the roof and floor of the mouth, and the inside lining of the cheeks. Although early signs and symptoms of oral cancer may hardly be noticeable, a dental health professional should be able to tell whether a tissue change in the mouth suggests cancer. Unfortunately, some dental practitioners are not attentive enough to initiate oral cancer tests at the first signs of the disease.
Signs and symptoms of oral cancer may include:
Some cases of oral cancer could have been promptly treated if the dental care practitioner had not failed to notice the signs. If you have been adversely affected by dental malpractice in Wisconsin, speak with an attorney at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling (414) 271-0900 today.