At Dental Ben’s in Peoria, we perform an oral cancer screening during each of your regular biannual dental appointments. Early oral cancer detection is important and the examination itself is a pain-free process. Oral cancer can be difficult to detect without an oral cancer examination performed by a healthcare provider. In some cases, oral cancer is not noticeable until its later stages. That is why we take oral cancer screenings seriously and check regularly for any potential signs and symptoms during your biannual appointments. If you notice any potential signs or symptoms of oral cancer in between your regular appointments, such as numbness or tenderness in the oral region or difficulty moving the jaw, then schedule your appointment at Dental Ben’s for an oral cancer screening.