What Every Person Should Know About Oral Cancer:
Oral Cancer has 3 times as many victums as cervical cancer.
One North American dies of oral cancer every hour of every day.
The biggest growth in oral cancer is among non smokes, and the main cause is the human pappillary virus.
There is usually a 90% cure rate if the disease is discovered early, but when discovered late(which is usually the case), the survival rate is very low.
Because of this risk to your health, our practice has invested in a state-of- the-art velscope system. As a part of our conventional oral cancer exam, it can literally help us discover potentially dangerous tissue that we might otherwise miss. It's as simple and painless as looking thru a light tube. Plan on making this possible life-saving exam part of your next hygiene appointment. When caught early, oral cancer is one of the most curable diseases. Vizilite Oral Cancer Screening is a great resource for early detection of oral cancer. It is a quick and painless procedure that uses specially designed light technology to identify any precancerous or cancerous abnormalities of your oral tissues.