Are You at Risk for Oral Cancer?

VELscope Oral Cancer ScreeingThe VELscope is a handheld device which emits a harmless, bright blue light used to inspect the month and tongue. The device is able to detect abnormal tissue changes. Healthy tissue lights up in distinct patterns that may be disrupted when tissue undergoes an abnormal change, such as when associated with oral cancer. The Velscope is used periodically in addition to the traditional head and neck and oral cancer screening performed at every patient exam.


 


 


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