A healthy mouth is lined with skin that is smooth and pink in color. Changes
in this appearance could be an indicator of dental illness, the most serious of
which being oral cancer.
You can find these changes on the lips, cheeks, gums, or tongue.
Remember, even if you don’t feel pain associate with these changes, you
should still get checked out. If you do feel pain then schedule an
appointment with one of our dentists as soon as possible to determine
and alleviate the cause of pain to ensure your dental health.
advise performing a monthly mouth check to become familiar with the
appearance of your mouth so that you are best able to recognize any
Please do not ignore any change in appearance such as suspicious
lumps or patches of color change. If you live in or around Bellevue, call our offices if you have any
suspicious lesions so that we can provide you with a through
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