Head, neck and oral cancer screenings at Polished Dental Hygiene Vancouver
The dental hygiene practitioners at Polished Dental Hygiene Vancouver provide head, neck and oral cancer screenings. . Head, neck and oral cancer screenings are recommended once annually. . It is within the dental hygiene scope of practice to provide head, neck and oral cancer screenings. . Dental hygiene practitioners and dental hygienists are trained to differentiate between a healthy and possibly cancerous lymph node. . Although many of the recommendations provided by dental hygienists are often overlooked, if a dental hygienist recommends a family physician or nurse practitioner follow up after a head, neck and oral cancer screening, it is vital to get this further assessed.