Blackpool Dental Practice Offering Free Mouth Cancer Screening Throughout November

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A dental practice in Blackpool is offering free mouth cancer screening throughout this month to support Mouth Cancer Action Month.

Ivory Dental Care is offering screening sessions for the duration of the month to help to raise awareness of mouth cancer and enable local people to undergo a quick and simple test that could potentially save their life.

More than 2,000 people die every year in the UK as a result of mouth cancer and the team at Ivory Dental Care is eager to raise awareness of the disease an ensure that as many cases as possible are diagnosed at an early stage. Early diagnosis can increase the chances of survival from less than 50 per cent to 90 per cent.

Ektaa Abrol, a dentist at the practice, said that it is an honour to support Mouth Cancer Action Month and the team is looking forward to educating the people of Blackpool and making them more aware of mouth cancer, which is now more prevalent than ever.

Mouth cancer screening is quick and painless and patients can book an appointment by simply calling the practice on 01253 392685. Sessions will be available throughout the month. Patients are also advised to watch out for potential symptoms, including lumps or swelling, ulcers that take a long time to heal and red or white patches in the mouth.

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