Oral Cancer Screening –ORAL CANCER IS ON THE RISE
WE ARE PROUD TO OFFER THE ORALID fluorescent technology that can aid in the visualization of your oral mucosa to recognize abnormalities that may be found in pre-cancer or oral cancer.
The OralID exam is a simple, 2-minute exam that allows us to visualize abnormalities easier than using just our eyes. Using the light will allow us to see problems before they develop.
The CDC recommends that anyone over the age of 17 years have an oral cancer screening annually. Addition risk factors may be: HPV, alcohol consumption, smokers, chewing tobacco use, anyone over 40, genetics.
SOME STARTLING STATISTICS:
53,000 people in the United States will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer THIS year
71% of oral cancers are found in the later stages of cancer
10,860 deaths this year will be due to LATE DIAGNOSIS of oral cancer
Be sure and let us do your oral cancer exam with the OralID at your next cleaning!