Screening for Oral Cancer Clinical Practice Guideline (2010)
The panel suggested that clinicians remain alert for signs of potentially malignant lesions or early-stage cancers while performing routine visual and tactile examinations in all patients, but particularly in those who use tobacco or consume alcohol heavily.
Comments sought for update of this guideline
An expert panel of ADA member volunteers and staff from the ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry is updating the clinical practice guideline on oral cancer screening. To provide feedback in the development of the guideline, visit ada.org/oralcancer. Comments are due by May 1.