Each year, over 40,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer. While early detection leads to excellent survival rates, only about a third of cases are detected in the localized stage. By understanding the signs, risk factors, and symptoms of oral cancer, you can better recognize when you should visit your Nashville family dentist. New technology such as the VELscope allows dentists to simply, easily, and quickly screen for cancer during any regular dental exam. Take a look at this infographic from Embassy Dental, a Nashville dentistry practice with seven locations, to learn more about oral cancer statistics, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Spread the word about cancer prevention by sharing this infographic with your friends and family.