PDF: Let’s Talk about Mouth Cancer − The Story and the Facts


Let’s Talk About Mouth Cancer is a Scottish charity set up by a group of healthcare professionals with the aim of improving the prognosis of a patient diagnosed with mouth cancer. 



This article will present the charity’s award winning oral health campaigns and the various methods used to empower patients with skills and knowledge to catch mouth cancer early. 


The social media platforms used in the campaign and the demographic engaged will be discussed, along with the knowledge of mouth cancer signs, symptoms, risk factors and current practice of self-examination in Scotland.

Niall Mc Goldrick, BDS, MFDS RCSEd, Core Trainee, Dundee Dental Hospital, 
Orna Ni Choileain, BDS(Hons), MFDS RCSEd, Medical Student, Trinity College, Dublin, 
Ewan C MacKessack-LeitchBDS(Hons), MFDS RCPSG, General Dental Practitioner, Glenrothes, Scotland,
Stephanie Sammut, MClinDent, FDS(OS) RCPSG, Consultant in Oral Surgery, Dundee Dental Hospital, Victor Lopes, PhD, FRCS, Professor and Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Edinburgh Dental Institute, Edinburgh, UK.
Dental Update 2017






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