April is National Cancer Control Month. It is dedicated to raising awareness for cancer prevention and treatment throughout the US. As a dental provider you can take a vital role with your patients in raising awareness and encouraging treatment.
Having difficult conversations with patients is part of the job. You may have to discuss the need for a treatment like a root canal, crowns, or implants. There’s anxiety and cost associated with them. Now, telling a patient that they need an oral cancer screening is a whole different type of conversation.