Oral cancer is a major Pubic health problem in the world. Globally, there are around 2,70,000 new cases annually and 1,45,000 deaths, of which two-thirds occur in developing countries. India accounts for one-third of the world cancer burden. Oral cancer is the most common form of cancer and accounts for much cancer-related death among men than females in India. The main risk factors for developing oral cancer are any form of tobacco and alcohol consumption. The detection of small, early-stage oral cancer has been shown to lead to significantly reduced deaths and sufferings.