Based on Oral Cancer Foundation report, the number of oral and oropharyngeal cancers, has increased to 54,000 patient diagnoses and 13,500 death per year. This rate of mortality is more than the rate for lots of malignancies, such as cervical cancer, Hodgkin’s lymphoma, laryngeal cancer, cancer of the testes, and endocrine system cancers such as thyroid.
This statistics show the importance of routine exam and oral cavity screening. n this case, it is important to ensure that you find and work with the best dental clinics in the West Covina area. In A-Z Dental Care, Dr. Salek is one of the bast specialist to do this valuable task. After more than 25 years of general dentistry, earning his certificate in Oral Medicine from USC, a two-year residency program under mentor-ship, of very well-known professors, like Dr. Navazesh, and Dr. Parish, Dr. Salek, has enough experience, and knowledge, to help people.
Other than oral cancer screening in A-Z Dental Care, Dr. Salek can take care of other oral mucosa lesions, such as autoimmune disease, like Lichen Planus, Pemphigoid, Pemphigus, which usually manifest as burning sensation, with or without having food.
Viral, fungal, or bacterial infection in oral cavity is not rare. Treating of these kinds of diseases, should be taken care by dentists, who is specialized in Oral Medicine field. Our oral medicine and dental services clinic is high on this list with professional and high quality services to keep your mouth clean and healthy.
If you would like to know more about oral medicine or speak to your dentist please call us at: (626) 966-8408.