It’s imperative that patients of all ages attend a routine examination and hygiene appointment at Nawrocki Dental at least every six months, or twice per year. These visits allow Dr. Gary Nawrocki and the rest of our staff to fully understand your oral health and diagnose any signs of decay or damage as early as possible in their development. Please contact our Cocoa Beach location today if you’re ready to schedule a visit! We enjoy seeing patients from Cape Canaveral, FL and other surrounding areas.
During your routine checkup, our team will include the following steps:
Your routine cleaning will be performed by one of our talented hygienists, and it will include the following steps:
Did you know that over 30,000 cases of oral cancer are diagnosed every single year? This disease is a serious concern, and one that causes the deaths of thousands of patients on a yearly basis. The good news is that the earlier oral cancer is detected, the more successful treatment will be. That’s why Dr. Nawrocki has chosen to make oral cancer screenings a vital part of every checkup here in Cocoa Beach.
Oral cancer can manifest in several areas, including the face, the throat, the lips, the gums, and the tongue. Our team will look out for the following tell-tale indications of cancerous or pre-cancerous cells:
Oral cancer screenings are quick and painless. Dr. Nawrocki will carefully feel your face, glands, and neck for any unusual bumps and review the inside of your mouth for the above symptoms as well. If anything concerning is found, we can arrange for a biopsy of the area to be performed.