Sri Siddeshwara Dental Clinic,

Annapurna Arcade,

Opp N.E.P.S Police Station,

Tumkur - 572101

Opening Hours

Monday- Saturday: 4:00PM - 9:00PM

Sunday- 10:30AM - 1:30PM

9901312800 / 9844192292

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Oral Cancer Screening

Oral Cancer Screening and Prevention and Awareness Program

Smoking and other tobacco (gutkha, khaini etc:) use are associated with about 75 percent of oral cancer cases. Mouth and throat cancer is the sixth most common malignancy reported worldwide with the Indian sub-continent accounting for one-third of the world burden. Changing lifestyle or eating habits and avoiding things known to cause cancer are the best known ways to prevent cancer.


This is a training program for dentists working in rural areas for oral cancer detection and reporting. Training module includes

» Identifying high risk groups
» Detecting premalignant and malignant oral lesions
» Toludine blue staining methods
» Patient counseling
» Reporting to regional cancer registry