Radiographs in the medical field are very important especially in diagnosing a lot of medical diseases. Their results help determine the presence of abnormal growths, organ enlargement, bleeding, calcification, and many others. But in dentistry, do xrays show tumors and other abnormalities in our oral cavity? How do dentists use their xrays equipment to ensure our dental health?
Mouth or oral cancer may sound scary once you are diagnosed with it. But actually, if you get screened and diagnosed early, it is one of the easiest cancer types to be treated and managed. But you may think, is mouth cancer contagious? And can mouth cancer be detected in an oral cancer screening by your dentist?