Chances are if you are not wearing loupes and benefitting from the use of magnification in your clinical practice, you may be missing subtle changes in the oral environment. If those subtle changes are related to an aphthous ulcer, there is not too much at stake. However, the oversight of a pre-cancerous or cancerous lesion may have a devastating outcome for the patient in the chair. It may even be a matter of life or death.
The real numbers behind Oral Cancer
Here are the facts: