College Park Dental
7305 Baltimore Ave, Suite 204, College Park, MD 20740

Where Can Oral Cancer Appear?

Oral cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer. This is partly true because oral cancer is not visible to the patient until it has progressed extensively. If you notice any unusual lesions or sores in your mouth that do not seem to heal over a few days it is important to have your mouth screened for oral cancer.

Although deadly when undetected, oral cancer has a very high rate of successful treatment when found early. There are may ways that your dentist can screen for oral cancer including a visual exam, but also newer light-activated technologies.

Oral cancer appears commonly on the inside of the lips, gums and even the roof of your mouth and tongue.

Tongue Cancer?. While rare, tongue cancer is one of the more common forms of oral cancer. Tongue cancer will usually start as a small sore on the tongue that does not seem to heal but can quickly form in to a large mass requiring extensive surgery.

Palate Cancer. Look for sores that never seem to heal on your upper palate, or roof of your mouth, and report any changes to your dentist immediately. Again, surgery can remove these lesions but if left to grow, require extensive reconstruction.

Salivary Gland Cancer. Often occurs when cancer spreads from another area of the body such as the thyroid.

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I will admit to being a real chicken when it comes to the dentist. Everyone in the office does a great job of making you feel at ease and confident about the whole process. I would and have […]
Maxine G.
My husband and I have been going to College Park Dental since 1990. Later in life I wanted someone to take a look at my children’s teeth and Dr. Majid Haghighiyan agreed to see them. Since 2003 the […]
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I’ve been going here for so long. I’ve seen lost of dentists here. I really recommend Dr. Majid. He treats you with respect and does a good job. My teeth aren’t perfect but I like when he tells […]
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Best kept secret in town or should I say county. This dental office is friendly & professional. Always keeps me up on my appointments by giving be email, text message & personal call […]
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Our family has had great dental work at College Park Dental for over 20 years. They treat us like family and this helps us to relax. Going to the dentist is not usually “fun”!
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I’ve been coming to this office for years now and Dr. Brager and the staff have always been very kind and helpful.
Kevin Y.
Great place for dental care! I use Dr. Majid… who is skilled and caring… and has a great sense of humor! That’s always good when one is in a dental chair! In addition to Dr. Majid, his […]
Maureen F.
Dr. Brager has been giving me excellent care for 20 years. I trust him and appreciate his skill and consideration.
John B.
I love College Park Dental. Over the years the staff has been very good to me from making an appointment, to explaining my estimates, to handling my dental processes in which Dr. Braeger is to […]
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I have been a patient of Dr. Brager’s for more than 30 years. He is not only an outstanding and careful dentist, but he is entertaining while in the chair! Very informative on what to expect/next […]
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For more than 35 years I have received very professional,, courteous and friendly service at College Park Dental. Dr Brager, Sue, Bernard, Tiffany, Mary and the entire staff provide first class […]
Amy G.
The best experience ever with a dental procedure. My tooth broke off due to very poor dental care and I used their website to request an appointment. They got me in the same day and didn’t extract […]
Casey P.
I have been coming here for over 18 years and have had nothing but positive experiences. Dr. Hoang is very friendly and professional and always takes her time during my appointments.
A U.
I have been coming here for over 18 years and have had nothing but positive experiences. Dr. Hoang is very friendly and professional and always takes her time during my appointments.
Rachel P.
I had a great experience at College Park Dental. I went in for a cleaning with Dr. Tiwary and her assistant Cindy, Both were so kind and made me feel comfortable. Cindy and I had small talk and just […]
Marina S.
I had to get three fillings done by Dr. Brager, and he did a great job! He explained each step of the process, made sure I was comfortable, made sure I had no pain, and made my overall experience a […]
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Very friendly and efficient staff!
Erin S.
Having been going to Dr Brager for many years. Always great experience. Appointments on time and always available for emergencies.
Kaiserpedss U.
I think I have been going to Dr. Brager for 42 years – since 1975, before College Park Dental. Between the work he and his team have done and his referrals, I have a good working set of teeth and […]
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I have been a patient here for many years, I currently see Dr. Su. Not only is she a great dentist but a wonderful person with a fine sense of humor. What I want to make clear is that this is a well […]
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  • Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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