A 32-year-old male asked:
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if a male has high risk hpv strain linked to oral cancer. how often to get oral cancer screening when asymptomatic? does it decrease mortality?

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Dr. Jonathan Engel
39 years experience Dentistry
At least once a year: I would recommend getting an oral screening exam at least once a year. It can/should be combined with your annual exam at the dentist.
Answered on Apr 17, 2015
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Dr. Paul Grin
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36 years experience Pain Management
Periodic oral exam: The ADA recommends that an oral cancer screening should be completed at every periodic oral exam visit. At least 2 times per year.
Answered on Nov 26, 2015

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