When you come in to our Temecula dental office for your regular dental check up, Dr. Skidmore and Jennifer, the hygienist, are also screening you for any signs of oral cancer. Every hour of every day, someone dies of oral cancer in the United States. This serious dental disease which pertains to the mouth, lips or throat is often highly curable if diagnosed and treated in the early stages. Maintaining your regular check ups and avoiding tobacco are the key factors in preventing oral cancer. For more information on Oral Cancer, call us today and we can help you schedule an exam and answer all your questions.