Joseph Haynes, DDS
Periodontist

Jeffrey Rogers, DDS, PhD
Clinic Owner and Periodontist

925 East Main Street
Auburn, WA 98002
Call Us: (253) 275-0413

Oral Cancer Screening


Mature woman seated in an exam chair receiving an oral cancer screening from her periodontist.Oral cancer screening involves diagnosing and treating diseases of the mouth such as cysts, tumors, and precancerous and cancerous lesions. Many patients experience unusual changes in the mouth, teeth, gums, tongue, or throat that may be due to disease. Early diagnosis of diseases in the mouth is very important. The earlier a disease is diagnosed, the faster treatment and healing can begin.

Dr. Haynes may perform a number of tests or exams to determine what is causing the symptoms you are experiencing and diagnose the disease. Usually, biopsy or tissue removal is the best way to determine a diagnosis as the sample is sent to a laboratory for analysis.

Treatments vary depending on the type of disease that is present. Each patient's needs will be addressed on a case-by-case basis in order to achieve the best results. Dr. Haynes is dedicated to making any procedure performed as comfortable as possible.



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