ORAL CANCER SCREENING IN CALEDONIA AND SIMCOE, ONTARIO Oral cancer is a disease resulting from abnormal cell growth in the mouth, lips, tongue or throat. It can be treated successfully if caught early. What to Expect Oral cancer screenings can be done quickly, easily and pain-free with every complete exam. They involve our dentist carefully examining inside the mouth, tongue, cheeks, throat, and lips for any swelling, lumps or abnormalities, red, white or grey areas and/or tenderness. The lymph nodes on the neck and jaw and the jaw joint will also be assessed. Results You will have the peace of mind that your oral health is cancer-free. If the dentist does happen to encounter a suspicious area, you will be able to treat it early before oral cancer spreads.