Lumps, Bumps, And Exactly What To Do

One day, the lump or bump isn’t there. The next, you feel it with your tongue, you hit it with your toothbrush, or you see it in the mirror. Whatever it looks or feels like, no matter the size, and regardless of what you think may be happening, our Cerritos, CA team has some very easy steps for you to take that will allow you to feel calm, reassured, and that will even let you feel certain you are headed directly toward a solution without anything to worry about. Adhere to our dental care suggestions and you can remember that we are here to help and everything is going to be fine!

Step 1: Take A Nice, Deep Breath

Nope, you didn’t expect to find a change in your mouth. Your brain, however, upon recognizing this change had you soaring through problem after problem that this new symptom might signify, many of them sort of scary! This is the moment in which we remind you: The very first step is to relax, take a nice, deep breath, and remember that you have access to our dental surgery practice! We offer all of the oral pathology services you could possibly need and we are here to help! There is no reason to stress.

Step 2: Schedule An Appointment With Us

Good, once you have taken a deep breath (or two), the next step is easy. All it entails is picking up the phone to contact our dental care practice and to let us know what’s going on. We will schedule a visit for you to come in just as soon as possible, so we can sit down, take a look at what’s happening with your smile, and go from there. Again, remember, all you have to do is bring your smile in and we will direct you the rest of the way!

Step 3: Follow Through On Any Recommended Care

Maybe we need to perform a quick, simple biopsy. Maybe we send you home with changes to your dental care routine. Perhaps we suggest a particular treatment. Whatever it is we suggest, follow through on our care! The sooner, the better. Then, you’ll be back to your usual smile in no time.

Schedule An Oral Pathology Visit ASAP

When a lump or bump or other change occurs in your mouth, we remind you that you are in good hands when you visit our practice. All it takes is a phone call and you will be on the path toward answers and solutions! To schedule an appointment or consultation with Dr. Hofkes, contact us today by calling 562-584-4082. We proudly welcome patients of all ages from Cerritos, CA, and all surrounding communities.