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Krueger Dental Associates | Oral Cancer Screenings in Evanston

  

 Dr. Robert S. Krueger, DDS 
1601 Sherman Avenue, Suite 400 | Evanston, IL 60201

847-328-1180

Oral Cancer Screenings

 
Krueger Dental Associates in Evanston IL

 

Oral cancer screenings are a very important part of the dental visit for the patient. With the advances in modern technology, we are now able to pinpoint the start of a potential problem much earlier in its evolution. The ability to do so is extremely important in being able to treat any issues prior to them becoming a major irreversible problem.

Oral cancer is one of the most curable diseases when caught early. That's why as a standard of care here at Krueger Dental Associates, we offer Velscope Oral Cancer Screening, complimentary to all of our patients, because we believe this simple yet highly effective oral cancer detection can help save lives. Velscope technology has proven successful in identifying soft tissue abnormalities.

Certain lifestyle choices can have a great impact on the health of tissues and your overall health in the mouth. If you are a smoker or heavy drinker, make sure to get regular screenings when you visit the dentist.

 

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Evanston Dentist | Oral Cancer Screenings. Robert Krueger is a Evanston Dentist.