At our San Diego office we use a tool called the The VELscope® Enhanced Oral Assessment System when Screening for Oral Cancer. This head and neck exam is for the early discovery of oral conditions from tumors to inflammation, developmental and congenital abnormalities. This screening is simple and quick, it is non-invasive and its high sensitivity to tissue changes allows for a more thorough oral exam. When we detect issues early, it can be potentially life-saving helping you be referred to a specialist for follow-up and treatment.
VELscope & Intra-Oral Cameras
See our technology page for information about how we use VELscope® and intra-oral cameras to examine our patients for oral cancer. Early detection demonstrated in the statistics are highly favorable, when discovered early the 5-year survival rate for oral cancer patients is about 83%. Unfortunately, most cases of oral cancer are discovered in late stages, when the five-year survival rate drops to around 50%.
$199 New Patient Special: Includes x-rays, initial cleaning, comprehensive exam and photos. Does not include periodontal therapy (deep cleaning) if necessary due to periodontal disease. Some restrictions may apply. - Contact our office.
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