Okemos Dental Services
It All Begins with Your Smile. Award-Winning Dental Care in Okemos & Beyond

Why should you go to the dentist every 6 months?

Do you have a sore or pain in your mouth? The most critical part of a periodic dental examination is a thorough oral cancer screening. Signs and Symptoms of oral cancer include: ---Sores that don’t heal ---Lumps on the lip or in the mouth or throat ---White or red patches on the gums, tongue, lining of the mouth ---Unusual bleeding, pain or numbness in the mouth ---Sore throats that don’t go away, or a feeling that something is caught in the throat ---Pain with chewing or swallowing