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Oral Cancer Screening

How much do you know about oral cancer? Have you recently been screened? Oral cancer is a very dangerous and even deadly cancer, not because it is hard to treat, but due to the fact it is often discovered too late in its development. Therefore, routine oral cancer screenings and education about the signs and symptoms of oral cancer are critical. At Gramercy Dental Center, we perform painless oral cancer screenings as part of your routine preventive care with us. Not only do our dentists have a keen understanding of mouth cancer, but they also utilize the latest technology available to detect it at its earliest and most treatable stage.

Identify Mouth Cancer Early

Oral cancer refers to a cancerous lesion or malignant group of cells anywhere in the oral cavity, including the tongue, cheeks, lips or back of the throat. While it is important to come in for an annual oral cancer screening at our office, we believe it is equally important to know how to detect suspicious symptoms at home.

Some of the most common symptoms of mouth cancer include the following:

  • The development of red or white patches in the mouth or crusted lesions/lumps on the lips
  • Unexplained bleeding in the mouth
  • Sudden numbness or tenderness in any area of the face, mouth or neck
  • Persistent mouth sores that do not heal within two weeks
  • A feeling that something is stuck in the back of the throat
  • Difficulty chewing, swallowing or speaking
  • Hoarseness or chronic sore throat
  • A change in the way your teeth or dentures fit together

At Gramercy Dental Center, we also consider it our responsibility to let patients know risk factors for oral cancer. Smoking, heavy alcohol consumption and the human papillomavirus (HPV) infection are the most common culprits that cause mouth cancer. We’d love to partner with you to protect you and your family from the harmful habits that can cause oral cancer. However, if a suspicious or cancerous lesion is detected, you can trust us to follow-up with attentive, state-of-the-art care.

To learn more about your personal risk for oral cancer or to schedule your oral cancer screening this month, please contact Gramercy Dental Center today.

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Our patients reviews


Based on 22 reviews

Love it love it!
I never been a fan of the dentist until I got to this office !
The staff is super friendly !
The doctor is great
And Tania find everything possible option to make it as affordable as possible with multiple payments options !
Make your appointment as soon as you can and you would be smiling like me

Elizabeth A.

I’ve been going to Gramercy (formally personal dental) dental for over 6 years. awesome staff, nice facility and helpful payment options. always feel well cared for and confident in the service and care. highly recommend.

Akia S.

I’ve been coming here for years, the prices are very reasonable! Dr. Shin is amazing and treated me with a lot of care and comfort. You never have to wait to be seen. Making appointments are very easy to do over the phone, they’re very flexible! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

Jeanette D.

Dr Dorn is an experienced, professional dentist who provides top notch care.
Hygienist, Elena K, is by far the BEST hygienist I have ever met. Her 22yr experience in the field speaks for itself! Simply amazing!

Marjorie J.

I love the work that Liz performance in my mouth she is very responsible as she explained what is going to happen if I don’t take care of my teeth. I Love the treatment that she gives me, thank you !

Gahudys R.

Amazing experience, walked in without an appointment with a chip in my front tooth, got scene right away! The service was amazing the ladies on the counter were very helpful and accommodating! My doctor was a lovely lady named dr. Sciortino! Very gentle and professional also very fast! Wonderful experience will be making this my go to dentist in the future!

Lorraine G.

I haven’t gone to the dentist in over 15 years and my experience at Grammercy Dental Center was amazing! I was terrified of the procedures being painful but the dental hygientist took the tame ti explain everything to me and made me feel comfortable with all dental procedures. I would recomend this dental center to all my coworkers and everyone I know!

D B.

Thank God for new management ! My Dental hegenist Elaina was the best !!! She cleaned my teeth with love. I feel like a new person. The center is clean and beautiful. The people that work here are friendly and professional. Been coming for years and I definitely recommend this Dental Center.

Nafii J.

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